32 CFR 842.43 - Filing a claim.
(a) How and when filed. A claim is filed when a federal military agency receives from a claimant or duly authorized agent a properly completed Standard Form 95 or other signed and written demand for money damages in a sum certain. A claim belonging to another agency is promptly transferred to that agency.
(b) Amending a claim. A claimant may amend a claim at any time prior to final action. To amend a claim, the claimant or his or her authorized agent must submit a written, signed demand.