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I used to work in a hospital. I dealt with insurance companies day in and day out for five-and-a-half years. And, yet, I still don't understand them. I am far from an expert on the subject, but I want to share our personal experiences with healthcare with you. When MyHero first joined the Army, we [...]

TRICARE Service Centers Closing in Spring of 2014

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As of April 1, 2014, all of the 189 Tricare Service Centers (TSCs) will be closed permanently. This means that any issues you experience with Tricare from billing to changing your primary care manager (PCM) will need to be made via one of their toll-free numbers or the self service option on their website. If [...]

MetLife Dental for Military

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In May of 2012, the military switched dental providers. The Tricare dental coverage program is now provided by MetLife. Enrollment is very similar to the old system and can be completed by phone, by mail or online. Enroll in MetLife Dental for Military You can enroll in the Tricare Dental Program at any time of [...]

Tricare Mail Order Pharmacy

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One of the major benefits of joining the military as an active duty soldier is the family medical coverage through Tricare and access to zero cost prescriptions at any Military Treatment Facility (MTF).  In addition, any time a National Guard or Reserve soldier is on orders for thirty days or more, he or she is [...]

Dealing with Infertility and the Military


by Rebecca Infertility is hard enough to deal with; add in the Army and it can become even more stressful.  My husband and I have been dealing with infertility for a total of 25 months-13 of them have been in the Army.  Here are some helpful hints and an idea of what to expect based [...]