This is a living page and we will continue to provide updated information from the military Services on how they will implement the sequestration cuts. Check out the latest updates on military schools.
DoD Furlough Strategy Announced
On May 14, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel issued a memorandum updating the Defense Department’s furlough strategy. Department of Defense (DoD) civilians will be furloughed up to 11 days beginning no later than July 8.
Moving? Don’t Forget to Update DEERS
An important part of any move for TRICARE beneficiaries – active, reserve, and retired – is updating their Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) information to make sure their health care follows them to their new address.
UPDATE—TRICARE West Prime Referrals
DoD officials announced on May 17 the decision to continue the referral waiver for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries in the TRICARE West Region for another month.