dependency and indemnity compensation

(14)The term “dependency and indemnity compensation” means a monthly payment made by the Secretary to a surviving spouse, child, or parent (A) because of a service-connected death occurring after, or (B) pursuant to the election of a surviving spouse, child, or parent, in the case of such a death occurring before.


38 USC § 101(14)

Scoping language

For the purposes of this title
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