TRICAREHere is a helpful brief on your TRICARE options as retiring U.S. Army Reserve Soldier.

It is very important to understand the premium differences that occur if you are a drilling TPU member, in the retired reserve (gray area), or if you are age 60, or 65.

There is even information on coverage for your college aged student!


If you are unable to attend an in person retirement briefing offered by one of the Readiness Divisions, the briefs below can help provide an overview and information for you to better prepare for retirement. They can also help spark discussion and questions for you to ask your retirement services team.

The briefing below will help you understand the Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan. This is very important with regards to allowing a portion of your retired pay to continue on to a beneficiary in the form of an annuity after you die.

Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan Soldier and Spouse Brief

Please be sure to read the notes under each slide

The briefing below is a DA retirement planning brief. This a very good overview of the retirement process. Please keep in mind this is a briefing that covers items for active duty and reserve retirement. So, not all slides will apply to a reserve retirement. After view the brief you should have a better understanding of what you will need to do, and what types of questions you will want to ask your USAR retirement services officer.

Please be sure to read the notes under each slide.

External Link Disclaimer
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Army Reserve of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Army Reserve does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. All links are provided consistent with the mission of this Web site.

USAR Retirement Briefings