Issues & Advocacy
 

Predeployment TRICARE and Transitional Health Care under 12304b Orders

THE ISSUE
National Guard members have deployed under 12304b orders since 2012 for preplanned missions in support of combatant commands, but, unlike other overseas mobilizations, were not provided access to predeployment TRICARE and transitional health-care benefits.

THE FIX

  • Access to predeployment TRICARE and transitional health care for National Guard members serving under 12304b orders was authorized by the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.