Friday, August 28, 2015

BRIEFS >>091815

Volunteers needed
Motivated volunteers are needed for the third annual Diversity Day slated for January. Planning meetings are set for 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday in Bldg. 430 Passenger Room 1. The event will encompass all 10 federal observances, including Women’s History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, and Black History Month, and there are committees for each observance. For more information, email the event project officer, Capt. Tarah Mitchell, at

Scam alert
The Defense Health Agency, Office of Program Integrity has identified a scam that is targeting TRICARE beneficiaries. This scam asks beneficiaries to become TRICARE “Secret Shoppers.” Beneficiaries may receive a letter along with a fake check from Wisconsin Physician Services in  the amount of $3,775, along with instructions on what to do with the check.  These letters and checks are bogus, and individuals who participate in the “program” may become liable for payment to the bank. For more information, see “TRICARE Beneficiaries Being Targeted by Fraudulent Secret Shopper Offer” at Beneficiaries who receive these fraudulent letters are asked to report them to DHA Program Integrity at   

Family Care Plan

In accordance with AFI 36-2908, Family Care Plans, single parents, dual military couples with family members and members with civilian spouses who have unique family situations, as determined by the commander or first sergeant, must have a documented family care plan on file. Those who have status changes that require a family care plan must contact their unit first sergeant to start a plan or ensure current plans are current.   

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