VA Announces SGLI and VGLI Premium Reductions
Veterans and military personnel with life insurance policies managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) will see a reduction in their premiums, thanks to improved investment earnings and a reduction in non-combat claims.
The premium cuts affect military personnel covered by Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance
(SGLI) and veterans covered by the Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI). CLICK HERE to find out more.
TMA Opens TRICARE
University to All
TRICARE Management Authority (TMA offers a course
on its TRICARE website for all beneficiaries to gain a better understanding of their available benefits. You can access the 12 modules of the course at www.tricare.mil/tricareu. Click "ONLINE Training" and then "TRICARE Public Course online".
Click OK (on the pop-up box) and you'll be directed to the Public Course Page.
Fleet and Family Support Centers Offers FREE Webinars
Upcoming FREE webinars in April and May are: "Are You Ready for Deployment" and "Children and Deployment".
For more information regarding webinars, please
visit the Navy Fleet and Family Support Center (click on "IA Family Connection" to review webinar procedures).
New Vets Handbook Now Available
The popular handbook Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents includes resources to access
their benefits. To download the new 2008 edition, CLICK HERE. The book can also be ordered by calling 866-512-1800 ($5 each) and refer to stock #051-000-00233-4
or order online here.
United States Post Office Supports
Mail addressed to military post offices overseas
is subject to certain conditions or restrictions. To learn more about the United States Post Office mailing policies,
special military rates overseas and how they're supporting the troops, visit the United States Postal Service. You can also receive free packing materials if you are a spouse or family
member of a servicemember deployed overseas (call 1-800-610-8734 for more information).