I can't even imagine something being set up this way. Whats so hard about getting something right the first time? How many times can the government screw us while thinking they are doing us a favor? I've seen it to many times
Answer by gemgem at 10:23 AM on Feb. 9, 2011
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Answer by yourspecialkid at 10:41 AM on Feb. 9, 2011
That is one of the craziest things I ever heard of...have to remarry to collect paid for insurance...
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:49 AM on Feb. 9, 2011
The main hurdle to eliminating the benefit offset is cash. It would cost the government an estimated $6.7 billion over a decade to allow the widows to collect both benefits in full.
The Defense Department has long said there was never an expectation that both programs would be provided at the same time. Clifford Stanley, the defense undersecretary for personnel, told Congress last year that eliminating the offset would create inequities in its benefits programs.
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:01 AM on Feb. 9, 2011
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Answer by agentwanda at 1:20 PM on Feb. 9, 2011