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(At right) Susana Estrada-Berg, TRICARE beneficiary service representative, explains to Master Sgt. Michael Ellsworth, 26th Aerial Port Squadron assistant NCO in-charge of combat readiness, the different types of health care plans available to service members and their dependants before, during and after a deployment. Represenaitives from more than a dozen organizations such as the Red Cross, the 433rd Airlift Wing legal office and the Employment Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR) participated in a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration pre-deployment seminar, which took place Aug. 2, 2009 at the 26th Aerial Port Squadron headquarters building in San Antonio, Texas. The representatives presented information on deployment-related matters such as physical separation from loved ones, care or guardianship of dependants, family and individual counseling, employment rights and legal matters such as wills and powers of attorney documents. The Yellow Ribbon Program is designed to help service members and families prepare for the challenges encountered before, during and after a deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez) For more information about the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program use the following link:

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