The policy changed in October 2020 and certain surviving spouses and their accompanied dependents are now elegible for Space-A travel (CONUS to CONUS only).
The updated policy applies to surviving spouses and their dependents (when accompanied by the surviving spouse) of:
- Service members who died on active duty
- Retired military members
- Service members who died in an inactive duty training status
- Service members who died in an annual training status
Full details on the updated policy can be found in DoDI 4515.13, January 22, 2016 Change 5, October 23, 2020 (Change 5 (Section 4, Table 3, Items 48-51).