How Can I Get A Disability Extension for Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance?
For veterans to be eligible for a free two-year extension of SGLI after your discharge date, you must: 1. have been covered by SGLI at time of discharge; 2. be totally disabled by a disability that prevents Veteran from being gainfully employed, or; 3. be disabled by one of these conditions, regardless of employment status:
- Permanent loss of use of any of the following: both hands, both eyes, both feet, one foot and one eye, one hand and one foot, one hand and one eye
- Total loss of hearing in both ears
- Organic loss of speech (lost ability to express oneself, both by voice and whisper, through normal organs for speech.