Mental health and taking care of yourself

Overall wellness is closely tied to the balance that exists between our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health.  Mental health problems can affect your thoughts, mood, and behavior.


TRICARE and You: New vision plan for active duty family members

For the first time ever, vision coverage is available for active duty family members.   


TRICARE and You: Coverage while traveling

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


Paratus Report – October 2018, ep. 1

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is here!


Hurricane threat is a reminder to be prepared for health care needs

Hurricane Florence is heading towards the United States East Coast, with projected landfall on Thursday, September 13, 2018, between northern South Carolina and North Carolina’s Outer Banks as a strong category 2 hurricane with 105 mph sustained winds, extreme rainfall and major inland flooding. Although […]


TRICARE and You: Navigating the Secure Patient Portal

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


TRICARE and You: Retired? Top 13 things to know about the NEW retiree dental and vision plan

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


TRICARE and you: Qualifying Life Events

Do you have questions about Qualifying Life Events (QLEs)? Not sure how QLEs can affect your TRICARE options? Here’s your chance to get some answers. Join TRICARE on Tuesday, June 12 at 3:15 p.m. (ET) for a live Q&A session on the TRICARE Facebook page.


Engineman First Class Robert J. Yered

TRICARE and You: Navigating TRICARE for reservists

As a Coast Guard Reserve member or family member, you have access to TRICARE, the Department of Defense’s premier health care program. TRICARE brings together military hospitals and clinics with a network of civilian providers to offer you medical, pharmacy, and dental options. As a TRICARE beneficiary, you have access to the health care you need wherever you are.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Your moving resource guide

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel shares some valuable resources available to Coast Guard families before, during and after a military move.


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