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EFMP OVERVIEW


EFMP ENROLLMENT

 Mandatory Enrollment
 Enrollment Overview
 Who must Enroll?
 Registration Criteria
 Procedures
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EFMP SCREENING

 Screening Overview
 Overseas Assignments
 Requirements
 Overseas Travel

 Family Member Travel Screening Pilot Information


MEDICAL CARE IN EUROPE


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Soldier is Overseas, But Family is in the U.S.

Overseas Travel

Soldiers who report for duty at an overseas location before they have obtained authorization for accompanied Family travel must ensure that Family members complete the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) screening process. For example, a Soldier may have proceeded directly from a training school where their Family members did not live with them. It is likely that the Family is located in a community that is not near an Army installation.

If this is the case, the Soldier must take on the role of advocate and ensure each Family member completes the EFMP screening process by following the steps shown below. Select each step for more information.

Process for Soldier Overseas, but Family is in the U.S.: Soldier Contacts EFMP Office at Overseas Location; Soldier Completes DA Form 5888; EFMP Office at Overseas Location Forwards Information to EFMP office in the U.S.; EFMP Office in U.S. Forwards Completed paperwork to EFMP Office at Overseas Location. Soldier Contacts EFMP Office at Overseas Location Soldier Completes DA Form 5888 EFMP Office at Overseas Location Forwards Information to EFMP Office in U.S. EFMP Office in U.S. Forwards Completed Paperwork to EFMP Office at Overseas Location

If the Soldier is overseas and is applying for an addition to orders (newborns and other newly acquired Family members such as adoptions and marriages), then only the new Family members should be listed on the DA Form 5888.