Guard Your Health is a resource for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members. Find health-related tools and information. Hear from fellow Soldiers and Families. Make medical readiness part of your personal mission.

Benefits & Resources

Learn more about the health care, education, and personal benefits available to Army National Guard Soldiers and their family members.

If you need immediate help, please call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1.

Where to Start

Use our “Where to Start?” roadmap to find your benefits based on your status with the Army National Guard.


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Did you know?

The Department of Veterans Affairs offers five years of cost-free health care and medications to OEF/OIF combat Veterans for injuries or conditions related to service.

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TRICARE is a health care program for current and retired members of the armed forces and their families. Learn more about your eligibility for coverage.


As a Guard Soldier you and your family are eligible for health insurance options beyond TRICARE, like employer-sponsored coverage or your state's health insurance exchange. Your health insurance options will depend on your military status and service history.


Many government agencies, not-for-profits, and other organizations offer valuable programs just for Soldiers and military families. Many are free. Take a look.


The Guard offers education and employment resources--like education benefits and resources, civilian employment assistance, and one-on-one coaching--for you and your family. Learn how to get the most out of these resources today.


Many Army National Guard Soldiers qualify for health care and other benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you’ve been activated for federal service, that includes you.