(Actually, someone with power of attorney authorized by the sponsor can also add family members, but this is rare.)Servicemembers can enroll their dependents in DEERS at any that is authorized to issue military and uniformed-services ID cards. These include marriage certificates, Social Security cards, photo IDs, birth certificates (for biological children under 21), adoption papers, and divorce decrees.
If you have children ages 21-23 who are full-time college students and you want to keep them covered by TRICARE, you’ll need a letter from the college’s registrar’s office verifying the child’s enrollment.
The most important benefits probably are health insurance coverage provide by TRICARE.
If they don’t get registered in DEERS, they won’t be able to enroll in TRICARE or access any of the other benefits to which they’re entitled.S.-sponsored foreign military, Do D and uniformed services civilians, other personnel as directed by the Do D, and their family members. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. I just tried the web site and could not find an access point for a veteran who is not in DEERS.If your service member is the one doing the updating, all he or she has to do is take the social security numbers they are updating.If you’re the one doing the update, however, you’re going to need a special power of attorney for military ID cards or a form DD 1172-2, which has to be filled out and notarized. There have been some reports of spouses updating social security numbers at an ID card office without power of attorney or the DD 1172-2.