Department of Defense employees now can claim retroactive reimbursement for Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan premiums paid when called to active duty as reserve component members. Eligibility requirements: must have been a civilian employee of DoD when activated; must have been called on or after Dec. 8, 1995, to support a contingency operation as defined in section 101(a) (13) of Title 10, U.S. Code; must have been placed on leave without pay or separated from federal civilian service to perform active duty; and must have served for more than 30 consecutive days for each reimbursement period. For more information, visit www.afpc.randolph.af.mil/dpc/best/res-emp-info.htm. Current employees may call (800) 616-3775, press 2 for civilian, then 2 for benefits and entitlements. People overseas can dial the commercial direct access number for that country and then (800) 997-2378. Hearing-impaired employees can call TDD at (800) 382-0893.