Protecting eligible members of the military, their spouses, and veterans who serve our country is just another way Guardian continues to exemplify our values of “We Do the Right Thing,” “We Hold Ourselves to Very High Standards” and “People Count.”

To support retiring or separating military personnel and their financial commitments to their families, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® has joined an industry partnership, that allows eligible servicemembers, their spouses, and veterans to convert their military Group Life Insurance to a Guardian Whole Life policy.

Conversions allow life insurance policyholders to transfer their existing military Group Term coverage to an individual permanent life insurance policy without the need to provide evidence of good health, up to the amount of their Group Term coverage. To be eligible, members must have either Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI), Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI) or Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) policies.

For more additional information, please visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Insurance website.


To obtain a conversion notice, members should contact the Office of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance at 800-419-1473.

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Insurance is offered through The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. Such insurance is not being offered or provided by Guardian on behalf of the federal government and the offer is not sanctioned, recommended or encouraged by the federal government. There may be certain restrictions associated with converting your SGLI, FSVLI, or VGLI to a whole life product and you should review the applicable guidelines to ensure that you qualify. Qualifying policies will  be converted to a unisex whole life product; other types of policies, such as Term, Variable Life, or Universal Life Insurance are not allowed as conversion policies. In addition, supplementary policy benefits such as Accidental Death and Dismemberment or Waiver of Premium for Disability are not considered part of the conversion policy.

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