Hawaii – Coast Guard Community
Tripler Army Medical Center
Tripler provides medical care for active and retired military personnel and their eligible family members on Oahu. Tripler offers a broad range of medical and surgical specialties, such as internal medicine, dermatology, pediatrics, general surgery, orthopedics, psychiatry, OB-GYN, behavioral health, diet and nutrition, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, optometry, audiology, podiatry, and community and occupational health. TAMC is on Moanalua Ridge, near Fort Shafter and Aliamanu Military Reservation.
CG Sand Island maintains a sickbay. The staffed HS is available for urgent/emergency care, health care readiness maintenance (including PHA, immunization and medical tests) and the over-the-counter medication program. Members seeking care for non-urgent conditions are referred to the Branch Medical Clinic Makalapa. Floating units with assigned HS retain medical records aboard ship. Ship’s HS is responsible for providing initial care.
Those assigned to AIRSTA BP receive their health care and retain records at the AIRSTA Clinic.
Maui, Kauai and Hawaii units are enrolled in TRICARE Prime Remote Program and seek use of civilian contracted medical services at no cost. Service members in those units should complete a TRICARE Prime Remote enrollment form and select a Primary Care Manager from the local TRICARE network.