National Guard State Sponsored Life Insurance
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Participating States

 New Hampshire
 New York
 North Dakota
 Rhode Island


SSLI Administrator
Militia Administrative Services, Inc.
48 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Armed Forces Benefit Association’


The SSLI Group Life Insurance Plans detailed in this website are provided under group life policies issued to the Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA), The Militia Insurance Trust (MIT), and the Uniformed Services Benefit Association (USBA).

New York Life Insurance Company is licensed/authorized to transact business in all of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. However, not all group plans it underwrites are available in all jurisdictions. Please check the Plan details sections for current availability. New York Life Insurance Company's state of domicile is New York, and NAIC ID# is 66915.
Armed Forces Benefit Association’s (AFBA) Better Alternative Group Life Plan.

The AFBA group life plans are administered by AFBA and underwritten by SStar Life Insurance Company, 909 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 in all states except New York. All coverage issued to NY residents is underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company.

About AFBA
We are a mission-driven enterprise founded in 1947 with the support of General Eisenhower to protect military families. While we have grown considerably from our first offices in the basement of the Pentagon, we will never be too large to forget that we are here to serve with integrity by offering flexible, customized insurance solutions. Today, it is our privilege to serve those who serve our great nation in the armed forces, as well as first responders, federal government and department of defense employees, and all citizens of this great nation.
.   We offer the best of a member focused, not for profit association with life insurance expertise, providing security and peace of     mind to our members and policyholders through much needed, low cost, easily underwritten life insurance protection.
.   Because there are no limits to the sacrifices our members and policyholders may be called upon to make, we do not exclude     any occupation, duty assignment, deployment or hazard from our protection, at any time, ever.
.   Unlike anyone else in our industry, we offer a no cost scholarship benefit to the survivors of those whose deaths occur as a     result of combat, terrorism or participation in responding to an emergency.
.   From work place to war zone, we stand behind our insured families, ready to deliver on our promise to pay claims quickly     and compassionately. We lean forward to do just that.

Militia Insurance Trust

Militia Insurance Trust (MIT) Group Life Plan.

MIT was established in 1991 to pool the resources of several National Guard Associations to provide quality group life insurance for National Guard members and their families. The Participating National Guard Associations listed on the Home Page are participating associations in the Militia Insurance Trust.

This is the original SSLI policy, famous for the design of the family coverage and fast payment of most claims.

Uniformed Services Benefit Association
Uniformed Services Benefit Association’s (USBA) 10 Year Level and Lean 15 Term Life Plans.
These plans are underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company.
USBA is a nonprofit organization providing a variety of group life insurance plans and other financial services. USBA programs are specifically designed to meet the special needs of Active Duty Military, Military Retirees, Honorably Discharged Veterans, Active Duty Reservists, National Guard Personnel, Federal Employees, and their families.

USBA has been in the business of protecting military families since 1959 and currently insures more than 200,000 members worldwide.