Retiree Council

Retirees News and Updates

  • 05/09/2018

    Informational flyer on changes to the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) which ends 31 Dec 2018.
    During Open Season 12 Nov -10 Dec 2018 a retiree will be able to select and enroll in a Federal Employees Dental Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

  • 05/09/2018
    Military ID card information and locations.

  • ANG Retiree Breakfast - Lincoln

    The ANG Retiree Breakfast will be held at Stauffer's Cafe

    Address: 5600 S. 48th Street (just off 48th and Old Cheney)

    Start time is 7:00am

  • ARNG Retiree Breakfast - Lincoln

    The Army National Guard Retiree Breakfast will be held at Virginia's Cafe

    Address: 3820 Cornhusker Highway

    Start time is 7:00 am

  • North Platte Area Retiree Breakfast

    The North Platte Area Retirees breakfast is held at Lincoln Highway Diner, North Platte Airport.

    Second Saturday each month at 8:00 a.m.

  • 1-14-16

    Attached is information regarding Legislative Bill 880

  • You may qualify to have a Veteran's designation displayed on your Nebraska license or ID card and get a Veteran's License Plate..

    To be eligible, you must FIRST register with the Nebraska Department of Veteran's Affairs Registry at
    or by contacting the VA at 402-471-2450.

    Questions related to this registry should be directed to: Nebraska Department of Veteran's Affairs, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509.

    If the "Veteran" designation is added at renewal time, there is no extra fee to do so, you may also apply for a replacement document outside of their renewal period to add the designation. A replacement document fee will be charged.

    Veterans who are eligible and who want to add the "Veteran" designation to their driver licenses or State ID cards are encouraged to do so at You may also do so at any driver licensing office.

  • **Nebraska National Guard Museum Help Needed**

    The museum is looking for a few good men and women to help with clean up, organizing exhibits, making occasional runs to Lincoln, and to act as a tour guide when needed.

    If you are interested in volunteering please contact (402) 309-8763

  • A checklist to keep on file once you retire. Handy tool for spouses to use in case of emergency

  • 12-24-15

    Attached is information on the new Omaha National Cemetery. More information about VA's National Cemetery Administration is available online at:

  • Please follow the steps indicated on the website to report the death as soon as possible.

  • All retirees, even TRICARE for Life recipients, may receive one pair of standard issue glasses each year from the Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity. Visit the NOSTRA website and select the "How to Order: Retirees" link for more information. Family members and surviving spouses are not entitled to NOSTRA support. Learn more about TRICARE vision benefits at the TRICARE beneficiary portal. surveys have found that most servicemembers and their families are confused by TRICARE. Get the facts and latest news on TRICARE.

  • Here is another means for retirees to get prescription eyeglasses for free.

    Visit the NOSTRA (Naval Ophthalmic Support & Training Activity) website for more information.