Casualty Assistance Products



Audio and Video

Chill Drill

Chill Drills Playaway

Heidi J. Bauer, MSW, LCSW, a therapist specializing in working with service members and their families, presents an overview of her four simple drills to help reverse the symptoms of stress. Available as a playaway, these drills can help slow your heart rate, lower your blood pressure and reduce the level of stress hormones in your body. By doing these drills regularly, you can lower your baseline stress level and be better prepared to deal with stress in the future.

Book/Booklets

Healing Your Grieving Heart book cover

Healing Your Grieving Heart After a Military Death Guide

This guide contains 100 practical thoughts and ideas to help survivors understand their grief in the aftermath of a military death, including in the event of a military suicide.

Cover of the Honoring Our Babies and Toddlers: Supporting Young Children Affected by a Military Parent’s Injury book.

Honoring Our Babies and Toddlers: Supporting Young Children Affected by a Military Parent’s Injury

This booklet explores the issues of stress, trauma, grief and loss as it relates to reunion with an injured parent.

Brochure

Military Funeral Honors Brochure

Military Funeral Honors Brochure

The "Military Funeral Honors Brochure" provides an overview of the Military Funeral Honors Program and includes helpful information.

Military Funeral Honors Flag Presentation Protocol Brochure

Military Funeral Honors Flag Presentation Protocol Brochure

This brochure describes the protocols to be followed when presenting the American flag in recognition of a veteran’s honorable service.

Military Funeral Honors Frequent Asked Questions

Military Funeral Honors Frequent Asked Questions

The "Military Funeral Honors Frequently Asked Questions" brochure provides an overview of the Military Funeral Honors Program and explains how to request military funeral honors.

CDs and DVDs

Cover of Sesame Street’s When Families Grieve kit.

Sesame Street's When Families Grieve

"Talk, Listen, Connect: When Families Grieve" is a DVD resource kit featuring Elmo, other Sesame Street Muppets and the courageous stories of families who have experienced the death of a parent. The bilingual (English and Spanish) kit includes a DVD, children’s storybook and guide for parents and caregivers.

Fact Sheets

Death Gratuity Fact Sheet

Death Gratuity Fact Sheet

The "Death Gratuity" fact sheet provides an overview of this critical financial resource, which is provided to survivors of service members who died while serving in the military.

Interactive Online Survivor Benefits Report Fact Sheet

Interactive Online Survivor Benefits Report Fact Sheet

The "Interactive Online Survivor Benefits Report" fact sheet outlines how survivors of service members who have died on active duty can access and use this report.

Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Families Fact Sheet

Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Families Fact Sheet

The "Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Families" fact sheet explains how the guide helps to address the needs of families as they work through the death of a loved one who was serving in the military.

Fliers

Image of When Disaster Strikes Personnel Accountability Infographic.

When Disaster Strikes – Personnel Accountability Infographic

This quick, visual guide shows how to account for yourself and others during natural and man-made disasters.

Packet

Estate Information Packet Checklist

Estate Information Packet Checklist

The "Estate Information Packet Checklist: Making Sure Your Affairs Are in Order" provides a checklist of things to do to ensure your affairs are in order so your wishes are carried out should the unthinkable happen.

Resources Guides

A Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Families

A Survivor's Guide to Benefits: Taking Care of Our Families

This guide is intended to inform you about survivor benefits that you may be eligible to receive.

Asset Worksheet

Asset Worksheet

The "Asset Worksheet: Making Sure Your Affairs Are in Order" is a Word document that can be used as a guide and can be modified to suit the user's needs.

Image of the Surviving Spouses Making the Final Move Infographic

Surviving Spouses Making the Final Move Infographic

This infographic serves as a guide for surviving spouses planning their final move with the military. Track your move’s progress through this informational to-do list, and for more information, view the eTutorial on My Training Hub.

The Days Ahead, Essential Papers (English Version)

The Days Ahead, Essential Papers (English Version)

"The Days Ahead: Essential Papers for Families of Fallen Service Members" helps surviving family members by providing resources — including listings of support organizations and programs, books and websites on grief and loss, and advice for coping with the loss of their loved one.

The Days Ahead, Essential Papers (Spanish Version)

The Days Ahead, Essential Papers (Spanish Version)

"The Days Ahead: Essential Papers for Families of Fallen Service Members" helps surviving family members by providing resources — including listings of support organizations and programs, books and websites on grief and loss, and advice for coping with the loss of their loved one.

Image of When Disaster Strikes Personnel Accountability Infographic.

When Disaster Strikes – Personnel Accountability Infographic

This quick, visual guide shows how to account for yourself and others during natural and man-made disasters.

Trifold

Military Funeral Honors Flag Presentation Protocol Brochure

Military Funeral Honors Flag Presentation Protocol Brochure

This brochure describes the protocols to be followed when presenting the American flag in recognition of a veteran’s honorable service.

Military Funeral Honors Frequent Asked Questions

Military Funeral Honors Frequent Asked Questions

The "Military Funeral Honors Frequently Asked Questions" brochure provides an overview of the Military Funeral Honors Program and explains how to request military funeral honors.


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