SGLI Management Simplified

Service members now can manage their Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) electronically, instead of dealing with paperwork. The Defense Department is notifying those in uniform that they can update their SGLI information through the SGLI Online Enrollment System (SOES). The URL is www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect. Users then should click on SOES, under the Benefits tab. With SGLI, service members automatically receive $400,000 in coverage when they join. Their dependent children and non-military spouses are covered as well. More information about SGLI is available on the Department of Veterans Affairs web site, at http://www.benefits.va.gov/insurance/sgli.asp.