Temporary Early Retirement Authority (TERA)
The Army has ended the Temporary Early Retirement Authority (TERA) program. Service members eligible for TERA must have submitted a request through their chain of command by January 15, 2018 for early retirement consideration. The authority to approve TERA was terminated on February 28, 2018.
The FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Public Law 112-81, enacted 31 December 2011, authorized the military services to offer early retirement to Service members who have completed at least 15 years of active service. This is a discretionary authority and not an entitlement. The Army has elected to use this limited program as part of a comprehensive force management strategy to shape the force. It does not apply to Service members of the Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve.
Falls Church, VA, October27, 2020 - Do you find it hard to hear your family or friends during conversations? Have you missed hearing a doorbell ring or horn beep? Hearing loss is a common issue caused by noise, aging, heredity, and disease. Hearing is vital to teamwork and communication, especially in a military setting. TRICARE may cover hearing exams and hearing aids. This is based on your TRICARE health plan and sponsor type.
Falls Church, VA, October 22, 2020 - Are you looking for a fast and easy way to manage your prescriptions? You can download the Express Scripts® mobile app. This free app offers a convenient way to manage your TRICARE pharmacy benefit when you’re at home or on the go. It’s available to you no matter the pharmacy option you choose to use. To get started, simply log in with your TRICARE Express Scripts username and password. If you don’t have an account, you can register for one online.