Transitioning from TRICARE to VA Health Care Part 2 of 3

The next post part 3 of 3 will be about:


When service members leave active duty, they may be eligible for benefits offered by TRICARE and the VA, depending whether they retire or how they separate from the military. 453 more words


Tricare and VA Benefits Comparison Part 1

Part 2 will be Transitioning from Tricare to the VA



When you were on active duty, you used TRICARE. You may have received care at military hospitals and clinics or from TRICARE-authorized civilian providers. 537 more words


Weymouth, MA, day XIII, part II

Honestly, if I hadn’t learned to laugh at myself I’d no doubt be in despair!

It’s a good thing I started work at 0600 and was on-premises at 0700, as I had to absolutely flee the building for Claritin (which I’d certainly have on hand at home, but given it was still snowing here just over a month ago, I did not have today) by 1630.   183 more words

On The Road Again

Keep Your DEERS Information Up To Date

From the TRICARE website

Do you or your family member expect to experience a Qualifying Life Event (QLE), including planning to move this summer? If so, you’ll need to update your information in the… 276 more words


Behavioral Health and The Soldiers' Family


It’s inevitable that we as humans will experience stresses of life. Work, family, kids, household…

I once heard that Military members and their families, active and reserve make up less than 1% of the American population. 404 more words

Admiral Ronny Jackson: As Qualified to Head the V.A. as Tom Cruise is to Command the Top Gun School

Note: this Post was written before Admiral Jackson withdrew his name from nomination.

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

President Trump foolishly nominated the White House Physician, Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Ronny Jackson to head the Veterans Administration. 871 more words

Political Commentary

Killing the Commissaries

I’ve never been one to say that military benefits are inadequate. Just stick with whatever was offered when people signed up to stay on for multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and we’re good. 179 more words

Armistice Day