After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision protecting abortion rights, many service members and families were left uncertain about their access to reproductive health care.

Recognizing that the defense community continues to have questions about available services, the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness published a Q&A that includes answers to questions around reproductive health care access — including leave and travel, sexual assault, contraceptives, and other types of related assistance.

DOD shared the Q&A on TRICARE, the health care program for uniformed service members, and their families around the world; and Health.mil, the Military Health System website.

Learn more: https://health.mil/News/Articles/2022/08/16/Department-of-Defense-Provides-QA-Resource?utm_medium=govdelivery&utm_source=email