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
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.
Defense Finance and Accounting
CHILDREN, YOUTH & TEENS
Books for Brats some good materials for kids
HOME AND LIFE ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES
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.
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
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