e. Former female service members eligible to deliver in a military MTF should be
coded as 2, and the newborn child should be coded from the 9-95 category.
Multiple births, belonging in this category, should be assigned 9 for the first, 91 for the
second, and so on.
f. The child of an unwed daughter of the sponsor is coded in the 9-95 category,
unless the sponsor has adopted the child.
Children (Oldest, Next Oldest, etc.)
Sponsor (Prime Beneficiary)
Spouse & Former Spouses
Mother or Stepmother
Father or Stepfather
Other Authorized Dependents
Beneficiary Authorized by Statute
All Others, Not Elsewhere Classified
Table 4-10. Family member prefix (FMP) codes.
4-21. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) (FIELD 12, COLUMNS 37 THROUGH 45)
a. Source of data. Admission interview or ID card. (Item 12, ITRCS).
b. Enter the SSN of the sponsor (active duty or retired service member,
deceased service member, reserve component service member, or other prime
c. The sponsor's SSN will be used, with the appropriate family member prefix,
for identification of dependent family members, and all former spouses. When both
parents are active duty, children will be identified by the SSN of the mother. All
newborns will utilize the same SSN as coded on the mother's record.