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TRICARE Changes: Making the most of your benefits


Sep 12, 2018 12:32 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Christopher Lopez
Chief, Strategic Engagement @Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency
Christopher Lopez is the chief of strategic outreach and engagement for the Military Health System. He has worked in military health as a civilian since 2007, overseeing various elements of congressional and public affairs. Prior to joining the Department of Defense, Chris served as a congressional staffer for six years, working for the chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and a U.S. Senator. Commissioned in 2001, Chris also serves a public affairs officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves and has done assignments with U.S. Africa Command in Djibouti; U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain; the Chief of Navy Information in the Pentagon; and Military Sealift Command at the Washington Navy Yard. Chris is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, in Kings Point, NY. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children.