Benefits and Entitlements

This section is intended to aid you as you work through the difficulty and pain of losing a loved one. The Navy Gold Star Program takes its obligation to its service members and their families very seriously. The days ahead will be difficult. While we cannot lessen your loss, we are committed to doing everything possible to help and guide you as you deal with the details and decisions that surround the death of an active-duty service member.

There are many agencies with a sincere interest in helping you and your family. As a surviving family member, you may be eligible for an array of benefits and entitlements.