So you are set to retire, but do you know what is going to happen with your health care? Can you really stand to lose your military health care benefits now that you're leaving and probably have a family to take care of?
Fortunately, health benefits are available for retirees and dependents. Here is a very basic sketch of the health benefits you may qualify for:
Again, this list is an outline. You will have to do more research to determine exactly which benefits you are eligible for.
Uniformed Service Retirees (including Reserves and Guardsman over 65 - see TRICARE for Life) and their eligible family members. The following is a list of eligible family members:
For general information about TRICARE, call the toll-free TRICARE information line for your region found at the TRICARE Contact Us web page.
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