Below is a list of US transition and retirement resources.
|Transition Assistance Programme|
|1. DoD TAP is an outcome-based programme that bolsters opportunities, services, and training for transitioning Service members in their preparation to meet post-military goals.|
2. The mandatory components of TAP are applicable for all Service members who have at least 180 continuous days or more on active duty; this includes National Guard and Reserve.
3. The Marine Corps Cybersecurity has identified a fake DoDTAP website, DoDTAP.com that attempts to get PII and download malicious software on individuals PCs. Please ensure that you use only the official DoDTAP.mil website.
|VA Health Benefits|
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
|1. If you qualify for VA health care, you will receive coverage for the services you need to help you get – and stay – healthy.|
2. Visit the website to learn more about your health care benefits.
|Defence Finance and Accounting Service|
|1. Retired and Annuitant (R&A) establishes, maintains and pays military retirees and their eligible surviving spouses and other family members.|
(Recovery Coordination Programme, Defence Health Agency)
|1. Warrior Care proactively supports wounded, ill, and injured Service members in their recovery and reintegration or transition to civilian life.|
2. Programmes: The Disability Evaluation System; Recovery Coordination Programme; Military Caregiver Support; Education and Employment Initiative; Operation Warfighter; Military Adaptive Sports Programme; and National Resource Directory.
|Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)|
|1. SCRA is a programme that provides certain protections in lending for servicemembers who are called to Active Duty.|
|Veterans Crisis Line||1. The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resources that serves Veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve members, and those who support them.|
2. You do not have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to call.
|Relocation Assistance Programme|
|1. Whether you are planning a move to your next installation or want to know more about your current duty station, MilitaryINSTALLATIONS, one of many free resources from Military OneSource, is the place to get answers.|
2. Use it to find installation overviews, contacts for programs and services, check-in procedures and community information for installations worldwide.
(Defence Health Agency)
|1. Retiring from Active Duty: You have 90 days after your retirement date to enrol in a TRICARE health plan. You may also qualify to enrol up to 12 months after retiring from active duty.|
1. Separating from Active Duty: You have 90 days from your separation date to change your TRICARE health plan.