BENEFITS FOR SERVICE MEMBERS

 

 

RESERVE

 

 

ACTIVE

DRILL

ACTIVE

RETIRED

RETIREMENT AND SAVINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retirement

x

x

x

x

Thrift Savings Plan (Uniformed Services Plan)

x

x

x

 

Uniformed Services Savings Deposit Program

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRICARE

x

x

x

Dental

x

x

x

x

Special Dependent Needs

x

x

 

Continued Health Care Benefit Program

x

x

 

Long Term Care Group Insurance Program

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military Family Housing,

 

Housing Privatization,

 

Unaccompanied Housing Quarters,

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

 

and Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA)

x

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAID TIME-OFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual leave

x

x

 

Convalescent Leave

x

 

x

 

Educational Leave of Absence

x

x

 

Graduation Leave

x

x

 

Public Holidays

x

x

 

Sick-in Quarters

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCOUNT SHOPPING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissaries

x

limited

x

x

Exchanges

Army & Air Force

Navy

x

x

x

x


 

 

RESERVE

 

 

ACTIVE

DRILL

ACTIVE

RETIRED

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

Deployment and Mobilization Support

x

x

x

 

Family Advocacy Programs

x

limited

x

 

Parenting Programs

x

limited

x

 

Personal Financial Management Program

x

limited

x

 

Relocation Assistance Program

x

 

x

x

Spouse Employment Assistance Program

x

 

x

 

Spouse Tuition Aid Program

x

 

x

 

Transition Assistance Program

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child Development System

x

limited

x

 

Exceptional Family Member Program

x

 

x

 

Youth Programs

x

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Montgomery GI Bill

x

x

x

x

Tuition Assistance

x

x

x

 

Cancellation of Federal Student Loans

for 1 yr service in Imminent Danger Area

(12 1/2% for 1 year service up to 50% of loan)

x

w/1 yr in

IDParea

 

x

w/1 yr in IDParea

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIFE INSURANCE

 

 

 

 

Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI)

x

x

x

 

  Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI)

x

x

x

 

Veterans' Group Life Insurance

 

 

 

x

Survivor Benefit Plan

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

HOME LOAN GUARANTEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VA Guaranteed Home Loan Program

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOD Education Activities

x

 

x

limited space A

Legal Assistance

x

limited

x

limited

Privileges at Military Facilities (Morale, Welfare and Recreation)

Army

Navy

Air Force

 

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

Space Available Travel

x

x

x

x

Space Required Travel

 

x

 

 


 

 

RESERVE

 

 

ACTIVE

DRILL

ACTIVE

RETIRED

DISABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veterans Disability Compensation

x

x

x

x

Veterans Disability Pension

x

x

x

x

DOD Disability Retirement Pay

x

x

x

x

DOD Disability Severance Pay

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEATH AND BURIAL BENEFITS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burial Benefits

x

x

x

x

Burial Costs

x

x

x

limited

Commissary

x

x

x

x

Exchange Privileges and Access to MWR

x

x

x

x

Continued Government Housing or Housing Allowance

x

x

 

Death Gratuity Payments

x

x

x

 

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

x

x

x

if service connected

Funeral Honors

x

x

x

x

Survivor and Dependent Education

x

x

x

x

Tax Benefits

x

x

x

 

Unused Leave

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER SOURCES OF BENEFITS INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MILITARY ONE SOURCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VETERANS BENEFITS (Department of Veterans Affairs)