ICYMI: VA Life Insurance Twitter chat recap


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On July 23, we partnered with Team Rubicon for a Twitter chat about VA life insurance, using the hashtag #VALifeIns. The chat addressed frequently asked questions regarding VA life insurance programs, eligibility requirements,and the application process. Here are some of the top questions from the chat and their answers:

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How long do newly separated Servicemembers have to apply for Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI)?

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How much can Veterans convert from SGLI to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI)?

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What about spouses? Can they benefit from VA life insurance?

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How can disabled Veterans benefit from VA life insurance programs?

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Tim Hudak

  joined the VA in December 2013 and is on the Veterans Experience Office team. Tim, a Chicago-land native enlisted in the Marine Corps straight out of high school. As an intelligence analyst he deployed to Al Anbar province, Iraq with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 in 2006 and 2008. After the Marine Corps, Tim used the GI Bill to earn a degree in Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa., and co-founded the university’s first student Veteran organization. Tim is active in many Veteran organizations.