DD Form 93 Instructions
- All individuals filing must start by compiling their emergency contact information. Boxes 1 through 3 are for entering personal contact information: name, SSN, type of service or civilian category.
- Box 4 is for stating marital status and entering the name of the soldier's spouse if there are any. There is also an option of including a former spouse in the form. Box 5 is for listing children and their contact information. Boxes 6 and 7 are for providing the names, addresses and phone numbers of the father and mother of the individual filing the form.
- Box 8 is for listing the people that should not be notified in case of severe injury or death you and suggesting a substitution. Box 9 is for military only and identifies the designated military member. Box 10 provides the contracting agency - all non-contractors must leave the box blank.
- The rest of the boxes are for military members only: civilians finalize the form by signing off the DD 93 in the appropriate box.
- State all the beneficiaries in Boxes 11, 12 and 13 along with their names, addresses and telephone numbers. These beneficiaries will be entitled to death gratuity - the percentage of all the benefits each person gets must also be included.
A copy of the DD 93 must be kept and added to a soldier's private paperwork file.
Where Can I Find My Dd Form 93?
You can get a copy of the DD Form 93 on the DoD website or by clicking the download link above.
How Do I Update My Dd Form 93?
Download and file the 2008 version of form DD 93. Soldiers and civilians should then visit their unit S1 and update their DD Form 93 after they discussing it with any relatives or benefactors. An S1 is the staff member in charge of handling personnel actions.