The SGLI Disability Extension allows service members who are totally disabled at time of discharge to retain the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) coverage they had in service at no cost for up to two years.
Is the SGLI Disability Extension For You?
The SGLI Disability Extension is available to you if you are totally disabled at time of discharge. To be considered totally disabled, you must have a disability that prevents you from being gainfully employed OR have one of the following conditions, regardless of your employment status:
Follow this link to download 8715, Application for SGLI Disability Extension.
The form is in PDF format, readable with the Adobe Reader version 6.0 and above. You can download the Adobe Reader for free by following this link to the Adobe Website.
To view the form, either left-click on the link above to look at the form in your browser, or right-click on the link and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As" in the sub-menu.
Reviewed/Updated Date: January 11, 2010