It is a harsh, underreported reality that far too many lower-ranking enlistees need help feeding their families.
Active Duty Benefits
Some Tricare Prime users will now need specialty care referrals and other pre-authorizations after a waiver period ended.
As of late last month, 45,000 Tricare beneficiaries or households were missing payment information.
A cost-of-living survey that's about to do the rounds at bases in Japan could impact allowances that were slashed earlier.
Some service members can be disqualified from programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,
Tricare Prime users in the West region who need civilian specialty care won't need an Tricare referral through March 18.
Now is not the time to panic.
A proposal by the White House would cut the amount of food aid given to most recipients, including many military families.
Many Prime retiree or Tricare Reserve Select, Tricare Retired Reserve or Tricare Young Adult users could lose coverage.
Nearly 13K Tricare users enrolled in the USFHP in the northeast U.S. were mailed ID cards without beneficiary names.