1 Department of Defense MANUAL . NUMBER , Volume 2. January 23, 2014. USD(P&R). SUBJECT: DoD Identification (ID) Cards: Benefits for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals References: See Enclosure 1. 1. PURPOSE. a. MANUAL . This MANUAL is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose. The purpose of the overall MANUAL , in accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs). and (References (a) and (b)), is to implement policy established in DoD. Instruction (DoDI) (Reference (c)), assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for DoD ID cards. b. Volume. This Volume prescribes the benefits for commissary; exchange; morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR); Military Health Services direct care in military treatment facilities (MTFs); and TRICARE civilian health care (CHC) in support of the members of the uniformed services, their dependents, and other eligible individuals in accordance with Reference (c).
2 2. APPLICABILITY. This Volume applies to: a. OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department ), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense , the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereinafter referred to collectively as the DoD Components ). b. The Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (USPHS), under agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), under agreement with the Department of Commerce. 3. DEFINITIONS. See Glossary. DoDM , January 23, 2014. 4. RESPONSIBILITIES. a. Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)).
3 The USD(P&R). shall establish overall policy and procedures for the issuance of ID cards to members of the uniformed services, their dependents, and other eligible individuals. b. Secretaries of the Military Departments; Director, USPHS; and Administrator, NOAA. The Secretaries of the Military Departments; Director, USPHS; and Administrator, NOAA, shall: (1) Appoint project officers from a level that represents the Service position of the active, National Guard, and Reserve Components for personnel policy to serve on the Joint Uniformed Services Personnel Advisory Committee. (2) Comply with the provisions of this Volume and other related policy and procedural guidance from the Department of Defense . c. Heads of the DoD Components. The Heads of the DoD Components shall comply with the provisions of this Volume. 5. PROCEDURES. The guidelines for benefits are in Enclosures 2 through 15. 6. RELEASABILITY. UNLIMITED. This Volume is approved for public release and is available on the Internet from the DoD Issuances Website at 7.
4 EFFECTIVE DATE. This Volume: a. Is effective January 23, 2014. b. Must be reissued, cancelled, or certified current within 5 years of its publication to be considered current in accordance with DoD Instruction (Reference (d)). c. Will expire effective January 23, 2024 and be removed from the DoD Issuances Website if it hasn't been reissued or cancelled in accordance with Reference (d). 2. DoDM , January 23, 2014. Enclosures 1. References 2. Benefits 3. Benefits for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services 4. Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Members of the Uniformed Services 5. Benefits for Former Members of the Uniformed Services 6. Benefits for Retired Members of the Uniformed Services 7. Benefits for Medal of Honor Recipients 8. Benefits for Disabled American Veterans 9. Benefits for Transitional Healthcare Members and Dependents 10. Benefits for Surviving Dependents 11. Benefits for Abused Dependents 12. Benefits for Former Spouses 13.
5 Benefits for Civilian Personnel 14. Benefits for Retired Civilian Personnel 15. Benefits for Foreign Affiliates Glossary 3. DoDM , January 23, 2014. TABLE OF CONTENTS. ENCLOSURE 1: REFERENCES ..7. ENCLOSURE 2: DoD BENEFITS ..8. ENCLOSURE 3: BENEFITS FOR ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED. SERVICES ..9. ENCLOSURE 4: BENEFITS FOR NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MEMBERS OF. THE UNIFORMED SERVICES ..11. ENCLOSURE 5: BENEFITS FOR FORMER MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED. SERVICES ..13. ENCLOSURE 6: BENEFITS FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED. SERVICES ..15. ENCLOSURE 7: BENEFITS FOR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS ..18. ENCLOSURE 8: BENEFITS FOR DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ..20. ENCLOSURE 9: BENEFITS FOR TRANSITIONAL HEALTHCARE MEMBERS AND. DEPENDENTS ..22. ENCLOSURE 10: BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING DEPENDENTS ..24. ENCLOSURE 11: BENEFITS FOR ABUSED ENCLOSURE 12: BENEFITS FOR FORMER SPOUSES ..34. ENCLOSURE 13: BENEFITS FOR CIVILIAN PERSONNEL ..37. ENCLOSURE 14: BENEFITS FOR RETIRED CIVILIAN ENCLOSURE 15: BENEFITS FOR FOREIGN GLOSSARY.
6 54. PART I. ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ..54. PART II. DEFINITIONS ..55. TABLES. 1. Benefits for Active Duty Members, Not Including National Guard or Reserve 4 CONTENTS. DoDM , January 23, 2014. Members ..9. 2. Benefits for Dependents of Active Duty 3. Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Members Not on Active Duty Greater Than 30 Days ..11. 4. Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Members on Active Duty for Periods Greater Than 30 5. Benefits for Dependents of National Guard/Reserve Members ..12. 6. Benefits for Former Members and Dependents ..13. 7. Benefits for Voluntary Retired Members and PDRL Members ..15. 8. Benefits for TDRL Members ..15. 9. Benefits for Retired Reserve Members ..16. 10. Benefits for Retired Reserve Members Ordered to Active Duty Greater Than 30. Days ..16. 11. Benefits for Non-Regular Service Retirement for Qualifying Ready Reserve Members ..16. 12. Benefits for Dependents of Retired Members of the Uniformed Services.
7 16. 13. Benefits for MOH Recipients and Dependents ..18. 14. Benefits for 100 Percent DAVs and Dependents ..20. 15. Benefits for THC Members and Dependents ..22. 16. Benefits for Surviving Dependents of Active Duty Deceased Members ..24. 17. Benefits for Surviving Dependents of Deceased National Guard/Reserve Members ..26. 18. Benefits for Surviving Dependents of Reserve Members Who Die After Receipt of Their NOE and Retired Reserve Members Not Age 60, and Former Members Not in Receipt of Retired Pay ..27. 19. Benefits for Surviving Dependents of Deceased Uniformed Services Retirees and Deceased MOH Recipients ..29. 20. Benefits for Surviving Dependents of 100 Percent DAV ..30. 21. Benefits for Abused Dependents of Retirement Eligible 22. Benefits for Abused Dependents of Non-Retirement Eligible Service Members ..33. 23. Benefits for 20/20/20 Former Spouses of Active Duty, Regular Retired, and Non-Regular Retired Members at Age 60.
8 34. 24. Benefits for 20/20/20 Former Spouses for Retired Reserve Under Age 60 ..35. 25. Benefits for 20/20/15 Former Spouses of Active Duty, Regular Retired, and Non Regular Retired at Age 26. Benefits for 20/20/15 Former Spouses of Retired Reserve Member Under Age 60 ..36. 27. Benefits for 10/20/10 Former Spouses ..36. 28. Benefits for Civilian Employees in the United States ..37. 29. Benefits for Civilian Personnel and Dependents Residing on a Military Installation in the United 30. Benefits for DoD and Uniformed Services Civilian Personnel Stationed or Employed OCONUS and Accompanying Dependents ..38. 31. Benefits for non-DoD and non-Uniformed Services Government Agencies Civilian Personnel Stationed or Employed OCONUS and Accompanying Dependents ..40. 5 CONTENTS. DoDM , January 23, 2014. 32. Benefits for Civilian Personnel Stationed or Employed in Puerto Rico or Guam and Accompanying Dependents ..40. 33. Benefits for DoD OCONUS Hires.
9 41. 34. Benefits for Full-Time Paid Personnel of the Red Cross Assigned to Duty With the Uniformed Services in CONUS, Hawaii, or Alaska, and Required to Reside on a Military Installation and Accompanying Dependents ..42. 35. Benefits for Full-Time Paid Personnel of the Red Cross Assigned to Duty With the Uniformed Services OCONUS and Accompanying Dependents ..42. 36. Benefits for Area Executives, Center Directors, and Assistant Directors of the USO When Serving OCONUS and Accompanying Dependents ..43. 37. Benefits for USS Personnel OCONUS and Accompanying Dependents ..44. 38. Benefits for MSC Personnel Deployed OCONUS on MSC-Owned and Operated Vessels ..45. 39. Benefits for Ship's Officers and Members of the Crews of NOAA Vessels ..45. 40. Benefits for Officers and Crews of Vessels, Lighthouse Keepers, and Depot Keepers of the Former Lighthouse 41. Benefits for Presidential Appointees ..46. 42. Benefits for Contract Surgeons Overseas.
10 46. 43. Benefits for State Guard Employees ..46. 44. Benefits for Retired DoD Civilian Employees ..47. 45. Benefits for Retired NOAA Wage Mariner Employees and their Eligible 46. Benefits for Sponsored NATO and PFP Personnel and Accompanying Dependents CONUS, Hawaii, or Alaska ..49. 47. Benefits for Sponsored Non-NATO Personnel and Accompanying Dependents CONUS, Hawaii, or Alaska ..49. 48. Benefits for Non-sponsored NATO and PFP Personnel in the United States and Accompanying Dependents ..50. 49. Benefits for NATO, PFP, and Non-NATO Personnel OCONUS. and Accompanying Dependents ..51. 50. Benefits for KATUSA ..52. 51. Benefits for Foreign National Civilians ..52. 52. Benefits for Foreign National Contractors ..53. 53. Benefits for Foreign Force Members and Eligible Dependents Residing in the United States Who Are Subject to an RHCA ..53. FIGURE. Benefits Table Abbreviations ..8. 6 CONTENTS. DoDM , January 23, 2014. ENCLOSURE 1. REFERENCES.