OUR PURPOSE is to deliver on the Army’s commitment to Families of the Fallen. Survivor Outreach Services connects you with people and services that can help you cope with your loss.
Many times, after a loss of a loved one, there are unresolved issues or questions that may surface months or years later. The Army is dedicated to providing support to surviving Families for as long as they desire.
SURVIVOR OUTREACH SERVICES demonstrates the Army’s commitment to providing support and standardized services to Active, National Guard, and Reserve Families of the Fallen. This program offers a holistic and multi-agency approach to delivering services by providing access at garrisons and communities closest to where Families live. SOS professionals provide individualized support and attention to Survivors across the nation.
SUPPORT COORDINATORS serve as the long-term support personnel for Survivors, ensuring they receive necessary services.
FINANCIAL COUNSELORS provide assistance to surviving Families through investment and estate planning education and also work with the Benefits Coordinator.
BENEFITS COORDINATORS provide expertise on local, state and federal benefits. They work with Casualty Assistance Officers to provide the surviving Family with assistance in understanding and applying for their enetitlements.