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No. WAEPA is not allowed to cover active duty military. However, if you are a non active duty Reservist or National Guardsman then you can apply, assuming you are currently employed as a federal civilian. If activated, you would maintain your coverage but, while activated, you may not increase or apply for coverage.▲ Back to top
Strictly speaking, no. However, if you are a retired military personnel who is now a civilian federal employee or retired from civilian, federal service then you may apply with WAEPA.
You may also apply as an Associate member, if your spouse or Domestic Partner is a WAEPA Member.▲ Back to top
If you are a Federal civilian who happens to be stationed in or commutes to a combat zone, you would be covered. If you are an activated Reservist or National Guardsman, who gained WAEPA membership prior to activation, your basic coverage would also be intact. Full-time members of the armed services are not eligible for WAEPA coverage.▲ Back to top