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SBP School Certifications: Now Easier and More Convenient!
There is now a new form and new process for Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) School Certifications!  Now, students don’t need a school official signature or school documentation when they certify, and college students will certify annually instead of each term. The changes will significantly reduce the paperwork and make the process easier and more convenient for full-time student child annuitants.  Survivor Benefit Plan child annuitants who are between age 18 and 22 must re...

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Posted on November 4, 2021







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Are You Having Difficulties Accessing Your Personal my Social Security Account?
This is part two of our three-part blog series, “mySocial Security 101.” Did you miss the first blog? Please be sure to check it out. We understand how frustrating it can be when you can’t remember your username or password, or perhaps the answers to your security questions. Fortunately, we have some tips for you to access our online services. How to Recover Your Username If you need to recover your username, go to the Sign In page and select “Forgot Userna...

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Posted on November 1, 2021







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Retiring from Active Duty? You Need This TRICARE Brochure
FALLS CHURCH, Va.  –  When you retire from active duty, you experience a major life change. Some parts of your TRICARE coverage will also change. Understanding your new options will help you and your family make the best health care decisions. Wouldn’t it be helpful if you had a resource you could download? Check out the TRICARE Retiring from Active Duty Brochure.  Here are just a few things this brochure will help you learn.  1. Actions You Ne...

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Posted on November 1, 2021







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Open TRICARE For Life Handbook to Learn How Medicare, TRICARE Work Together
FALLS CHURCH, Va.  –  Will you be turning age 65 soon? Or are you already eligible for Medicare? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you should check out the TRICARE For Life Handbook. This resource may come in handy when you become eligible for Medicare. Here’s a look at the top three things this handbook will help you understand. 1. Learn how TFL works Did you know that TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage is automatic if you have both Me...

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Posted on October 28, 2021