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Welcome to the National Guard and Reserve Family Website

In case you didn't link here from the board and have never visited us there please pop in !

Guards and Reserve Families Message Board

 

A form to print out and fill in with necessary phone numbers so you can have them handy !

With any issue, question, rumor or comment - the family of a soldier has several options of communication. There are many resources and answers for families if they know where to start.

 

Family Support Sites

National Guard Family Program

American Legion Family Support Network There are people out there willing to help you get things done while your loved one is deployed, just contact them and get the ball rolling, I took advantage of this while DH was gone and it went great. I had my van fixed and my roof looked at.

Homefront hugs This site has lots of good info, stuff for sale, a kids page, some info on care packages and more. Homefront Hugs USA is a non-profit group here for our troops, families,and veterans who have served our country with honor and helped us all preserve our freedoms.

The Homefront Project Free online classes to learn about deployment !

 

EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE (ESGR)

(lots of good info here on legals rights and which employers are being supportive )

 

Care Packages and other ways to support our troops

HEALTH

Tricare Main Webpage

Tricare Prime Remote Website

Enrollment forms are available from any TRICARE Service Center or they may be downloaded .

If a sponsor is not yet activated and he/she or family members are merely seeking information about TRICARE Prime Remote/TRCICARE Prime Remote for Active Duty Family members , these individuals should call the TRICARE Information Center at (888) 363-2273 ((888) DOD-CARE).

Tricare Dental (United Concordia)

Telephone Inquiries 1-888-622-2256 Enrollment and Billing Fax Number 1-888-734-1944

Customer Service - Telephone Inquiries 1-800-866-8499 (toll free) 24 hrs per day, Mon - Fri.

FINANCE

Defense Finance and Accounting

My Pay

Pay Guide

LES explanation

CHILDREN, YOUTH & TEENS

Military Student

Books for Brats some good materials for kids

HOME AND LIFE ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES

Organized Home

American Red Cross

know who your local Red Cross Contact is.

To find you local Red Cross go to this website Red Cross or call 1-800-HELP-NOW to find your local office or chapter.

Official Sites

U.S. Department of Defense

FirstGov The US Goverment's Official Web portal

Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center

National Guard Association of the United States

Air National Guard

 

News

Military . com

Military Call up Authority

Freedom Gov has a more postive spin on things than some of the news stories

 

Also be sure to check out the awesome webpage our sisters over at the Military Wives board have done up I.M.A.M.W

 

State by State info

if you have info for your state please send it to me

Minnesota Specific Information

Maine Army National Guard