Survivor Services

Our Veteran Service Officers are available to assist you in identifying the full range of state and federal benefits available to you as the survivor of a veteran or service member.  Please visit one of our Field Offices to meet with a Veteran Service Officer to learn more.

National Guard families have a dedicated resource to assist them after the loss of a service member. The National Guard Survivor Outreach Services program offers guidance and assistance to families on accessing the state and federal benefits available to military survivors. Maine's Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator will support families with resource referrals for:

  • Emergency financial services
  • Legal assistance
  • Bereavement counseling
  • Obtaining reports and military records
  • Educational benefits

Please contact Maine's Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator for any assistance you may need:

Michael Beane
Survivor Outreach Services Support Coordinator
SRI, Contractor
ARNG Survivor Services Program
Camp Keyes
194 Winthrop Street, Bldg #7
Augusta, ME 04333

Military families in Maine may also access casualty assistance and survivor support from MilitaryOneSource.  MilitaryOneSource provides a wealth of online resources for survivors, covering all aspects of:

  • Funeral and burial benefits for service members
  • Scholarship opportunities for survivors
  • Understanding the probate process
  • Setting financial goals with your survivor benefit
  • Tax extensions for survivors
  • Hiring resources for survivors of deceased service members or disabled veterans

To discuss your needs and receive help from MilitaryOneSource, please contact:

Gary Fearon
Maine Military OneSource Consultant