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08:38 Oct 21, 2011
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English to German translations [PRO]
Law (general) / Armee
English term or phrase: SGU coverage
Hello everybody,

I am currently translating a certificate of release or discharge from active duty.

In am column, *** SGU coverage *** is mentioned. It is a specific insurance for servicemen.

Does anybody the correct term in German.

Thanks in advance and kind regards

Doris Moreau
Local time: 05:53

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3 -2Signal Generator Unit (unübersetzt)DERDOKTOR
Summary of reference entries provided
Servicemen's Group Life Insurance (SGLI)?
Alison MacG

Discussion entries: 6



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sgu coverage
Signal Generator Unit (unübersetzt)


ist die in der US Army gebräuchliche Verwendung dieser Abkürzung.
Eine so bezeichnete Versichrung habe ich nicht gefunden, es wird sich um die Verwendung des Soldaten in Rede handeln.

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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Andrea Flaßbeck: Nein, siehe Referenzbeitrag unten./Pathetic, really.
44 mins
  -> 'DEIN' Beitrag ist natürlich ganz was anderes.

disagree  Katja Schoone: Äh, du hast schon gesehen, dass es um eine Versicherung geht, oder?/Da bin ich ja froh, dass du uns erleuchtetst
53 mins
  -> der asker kann auch etwas mißverstehen.
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Reference: Servicemen's Group Life Insurance (SGLI)?

Reference information:
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI)
What is SGLI?
SGLI is a program of low cost group life insurance for servicemembers on active duty, ready reservists, members of the National Guard, members of the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Public Health Service, cadets and midshipmen of the four service academies, and members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps.

SGLI Conversion Feature
Servicemembers with SGLI coverage have two options available to them upon release from service. They can convert their full-time SGLI coverage to term insurance under the Veterans' Group Life Insurance program or convert to a permanent plan of insurance with one of the participating commercial insurance companies.

SGLI sometimes appears as SGU as a result of OCR conversion, etc.

For example:
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) manages eight life insurance programs that provide about $400 billion in insurance coverage for military personnel and veterans. The largest of these programs, Servicemen's Group iMe Insurance (sGu), is administered by The Prudential Insurance Company of America under contract with VA and provides nearly $347 billion in coverage.

Or, look at this Google hit:
The Army lawyer - Google Books result
Judge Advocate General's School (United States. Army), United States. Dept. of the Army - 1971 - History
««SGLV-8286, Servicemen's Group Life Insurance Election and Certificate (Mar. ... who elect to purchase (SGU) insurance to designate beneficiaries by name, ...
When you click on the link, you find that "SGU" is actually "SGLI"'s+group%22&source=bl&ots=v94_m--frT&sig=WYRsNxkrmverFJRNx_w9R2PMMaE&hl=en&ei=qT2hTvrlDdLC8QPxypnpBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CFIQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22SGU%22%20%2B%20%22servicemen's%20group%22&f=false

Alison MacG
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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