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TRICARE Open Season: Picking a Plan for 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 28, 2016) Lt. Stephanie Stoler, a registered nurse at Naval Hospital Jacksonville's same day surgery, gives discharge instructions to a patient. (U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel/Released)

By Katie Lange Department of Defense As with private-sector health care, there’s now a yearly open enrollment “season” for TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select planholders. TRICARE open season runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 10. The changes you make will take effect Jan. 1, 2019. TRICARE Open Season TRICARE is establishing an …

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The Retirement Journey

Blended retirement over money

The decision to stay in the current retirement system or opt-in to the Blended Retirement System, a modernized retirement system, is an important and irrevocable decision that eligible Sailors must make based on their own individual circumstances. In fact, it’s probably the most important financial decision in their naval careers. So, it’s …

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Celebrate National Library Week 2016

By Robin Hillyer-Miles Special contributor to Navy Installations Command Public Affairs Join your Navy General Library Program, along with libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide, in celebrating National Library Week April 10-16, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries and what they offer for both the young …

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Getting Medical Records in the Right Hands

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (May 28, 2015) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Benjamin Payne received a retiring Sailors medical record at Naval Branch Health Clinic, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Marshall/Released)

From Navy Personnel Command As a veteran, whether you did one tour or retired after a lengthy career, you may have earned medical benefits that the VA administers. Between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the service branches, there has been an ongoing effort to improve medical service delivery …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: May 3, 2015

New Weekly Wire Rundown open

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople@gmail.com. It can also be …

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