Traumatic Injury Protection
Traumatic Injury Protection insurance, known as TSGLI, is a Servicemembers Group Life
Insurance (SGLI) program designed to provide financial assistance to service members during their
recovery period from serious traumatic injury.
TSGLI Coverage - All service members eligible for SGLI are insured for traumatic
injury protection of up to $100,000 unless they decline SGLI coverage. A flat monthly premium of
$1.00 will be added to the monthly SGLI deduction, regardless of the amount of SGLI coverage that
the servicemember has elected.
TSGLI is not disability compensation and has no effect on entitlement for compensation and
pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs or disability benefits provided by
the Department of Defense. It is an insurance product similar to commercial dismemberment
For more information, service members should contact their individual service. Points of
contact for servicemembers are:
Date Last Reviewed: May 25, 2011