, if you die your family doesn't get the insurance money.
SGLI is a VA benefit. It will still pay out although I really don't recommend that route. Might scuff the bike. http://www.insurance.va.gov/sglisite/SGLI/mythsRumors.htm
Amazing the things you can pick up on a motorcycle chat thread! The MSF is a pretty awesome course. I'm actually taking my experienced refresher next week. We're now supposed to renew every three years. Is the AF doing the same thing?]https://safety.army.mil/MMP/At least it's free on post for Military!
I tried to access that link - my Firefox browser gave me a warning instead, paraphrased as:"THIS CONNECTION IS UNTRUSTED - safety.army.mil uses an invalid security certificate."Now that's funny...
I also understand that somehow they've managed to set up over 2700 sites, which translates to 27,000 motorcycles for training. They charge $200-300 a person for a two day course of training.
Basic Rider CourseThis 15.5-hour course is designed for the beginning motorcycle operator with emphasis on the special skills and mental attitude necessary for navigating safely in traffic. Classroom instruction is followed by practical exercises, which are usually divided into two sessions on Saturday and Sunday in a controlled, off-street environment.Motorcycles used in Basic Rider Course may not exceed 550cc.Training Cost: $25Motorcycle Reservation Fee: $75 (if not using personally owned motorcycle)