Benefit News


Protect Yourself From Respiratory Illness This Winter

FALLS CHURCH, VA, January 24, 2023 - Fevers and sniffles and coughs—oh my! Viruses like COVID-19, flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are more common during the winter months. These viruses can cause severe illness in some people, so it’s important to know what to do if you feel under the weather.


Donated Blood Saves Lives

FALLS CHURCH, VA, January 20, 2023 - In recognition of National Blood Donor month in January, the Armed Services Blood ProgramOpens ASBP reminds the military community about the importance of donating blood.


Aim High application gets updated feature to help any Airman become a recruiter

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, TX, January 19, 2023 - Air Force Recruiting Service’s Aim High application has a new update that will interest Airmen around the Total Force. 


Update Your Other Health Insurance Info for TRICARE

FALLS CHURCH, VA, January 17, 2023 - The new year is here, so it’s important to take stock of your family’s overall health plan coverage. This is especially true when it comes to other health insurance (OHI). You may have had OHI last year, but now no longer. Or perhaps you’ve recently gained or changed OHI. In any of these cases, make sure your OHI information is current with TRICARE, so your health care claims are processed accurately.


Starting Jan. 17, Veterans in suicidal crisis can go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for free emergency health care

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2023 - Starting Jan. 17, Veterans in acute suicidal crisis will be able to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost – including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days. Veterans do not need to be enrolled in the VA system to use this benefit.


DOD Now Accepting Applications for New Military Spouse Career Accelerator Pilot

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2023 - The Defense Department launched a 12-week paid fellowship program to expand employment opportunities for eligible military spouses.