The following individuals are eligible for various forms of TRICARE:

Uniformed Service members, which includes active duty and retired members of the

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service
  • Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  • Their families

National Guard/Reserve members, which includes members of the

  • Army National Guard
  • Army Reserve
  • Navy Reserve
  • Marine Corps Reserve
  • Air National Guard
  • Air Force Reserve
  • U.S. Coast Guard Reserve
  • Their families


For coverage purposes, a family member must be a

  • Spouse
  • Unremarried widow or widower
  • Unmarried child under 21 years of age (including adopted children and stepchildren)
  • Unmarried child over 21 and under 23 years of age who is a full-time student
  • Unmarried child over 23 and under 26 years of age who is a still a dependent
  • Dependent parent or parent-in-law
2017-12-04T20:27:31+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: TRICARE, TRICARE Overview|0 Comments

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