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Are you over 21, or dependent upon your mother for support? 

This site suggest DIC is for a DEPENDENT (child or spouse), so my guess would be this was your father who passed.  

https://militarybenefits.info/dependency-indemnity-compensation/

This suggests you can get it at a surviving CHILD:

https://www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/factsheets/survivors/dic.pdf

My suggestion is to call the toll free number and ask, and then you "may" need to enlist the services of an attorney to protect your interests.  

If you are a dependent, (for example, if you are under 21), then you may be able to find a pro bono attorney to represent you.  

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