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Parents should send TRICARE to college with their child

Parents should send TRICARE to college with their child

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is your student hitting the books at college this fall? TRICARE travels with them. TRICARE coverage of eligible dependents extends to college students.

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Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the U.S.?

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Commissaries.com offers shopping lists, recipes

Commissaries.com offers shopping lists, recipes

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Military families have very busy lives and juggling commitments can often come at the expense of family meals at home.  Recipes and other resources found on commissaries.com ease the work involved to make those meals happen, which is good since September is National Family Meals Month.

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TRICARE hosts dental, vision coverage webinar on Sept. 27

TRICARE hosts dental, vision coverage webinar on Sept. 27

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join the TRICARE webinar on Sept. 27, from 7 to 8 a.m., Hawaii time (1 to 2 p.m. , Eastern) to learn about your new dental and vision plan options.

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If you’re retiring from active duty, you should make an enrollment choice

If you’re retiring from active duty, you should make an enrollment choice

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you retire from active duty, your TRICARE plan options will change. Retiring from active duty is a Qualifying Life Event (QLE).

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How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

When it comes to staying healthy, some years are better than others. Perhaps you or your family faced a bumpy road this year. There may have been extensive medical tests or procedures, lengthy hospital stays, or weekly doctor visits.

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Beneficiaries should know how to choose or change their TRICARE provider

Beneficiaries should know how to choose or change their TRICARE provider

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re looking to change your primary care manager (PCM) or find a specialty care provider, you have options with TRICARE. With directories at your fingertips, you can take command of your health and your TRICARE benefit.  

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Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) bids aloha to Veteran athletes who will compete at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games. 

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Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

| August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I thought it made me feel better emotionally — even though I felt worse physically.

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Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono visited Tripler Army Medical Center today to present an award to Tripler Nurse Case Manager, Lesley Yoshimori.

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