Being the spouse or family of a military member is worrisome. Our Coasties go out on dangerous and hazardous missions. However, we don’t talk out loud about the worst case scenario. But, the truth is, it could happen. The following post provides information on how to prepare for one of the most terrible things imaginable – the loss of an active duty member or dependent family member. There are things you can do now to make that time a tad bit easier. No one wants to be fighting for help and benefits while overcome by grief.