TRICARE and You: Benefits following divorce

If a change in your family circumstances is going to occur, or has occurred due to a divorce, it’s important that you are aware of the TRICARE coverage that may be available for former spouses, biological children and adopted children.

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From the Homefront: Household good overages and how to avoid them

Moving is hard enough without receiving a bill after the boxes and papers are cleared away. In the past, families were being billed for overages from moves during the previous five years. That billing is going to continue.


Resources for National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and CG SUPRT would like to remind you of the services available to you to maintain good mental health before, during and after challenging times.

Motorcycles line a road leading up to U.S. Coast Guard Sector Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf.

Ride safe: Selecting the right motorcycle

Finding and buying the right motorcycle takes time and should not be a rash decision. Many individuals buy motorcycles without taking the time to do the research and regret their initial purchase. Like buying a car, purchasing a motorcycle is very exciting – do the research. Making the right choice leads to a better riding experience!

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

TRICARE and You: Retiree plans and benefits

Information about TRICARE benefits and plans for Coast Guard retirees.

Coast Guard innovation award winners

Bravo Zulu: Innovation award winners

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft recently presented deserving individuals the 2015 Niels P. Thomsen innovation awards. Find out who the winners were in each category!

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Ride safe: Motorcycle training, reimbursement

Motorcycle safety training policy was not implemented to make riding in the military difficult. You may not be aware, but the number one cause of fatalities for Coast Guard personnel is motor vehicle and motorcycle mishaps. Motorcycle safety training has evolved over the years. In the early stages, training focused on introductory level information and skills. Over the past eight years, training has turned to focus on the decision making process while riding. Skill based training is great and needed; however, making poor decisions while riding is what is killing riders.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell.

Human Capital Strategy: Implementation plans

Rear Adm. Andrew McKinley has taken over as the Human Capital Strategy (HCS) lead and has set expectations of transparency as he and the HCS team begin efforts to implement the first 31 initiatives. The HCS spans 10 years and will touch the entire Coast Guard workforce during its implementation.

Tricare and You: Reserve

TRICARE and You: Coast Guard Reserve benefits

If you serve in the Reserve forces and need medical insurance, the TRICARE Reserve option may be right for you. You’ll need to compare the options available against other plans to determine if the TRICARE options available to you best fit your needs.

Jennifer Mullen

From the Homefront: 2016 Coast Guard Spouse of the Year

As Military Spouse Appreciation Day approaches this week, one Coast Guard spouse has been honored for her commitment to connecting and supporting others. Jennifer Mullen has been selected at the Armed Forces Insurance Coast Guard Spouse of the Year for 2016.

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