HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS
 
2018 FEB 20 - March "Pacific Currents" Council newsletter
 
2018 APR 14 - CG Reservist Magazine - Issue #1, 2018
2018 APR 06 - New National CG Retiree Newsletter available
2018 JAN 29 - Portland Veteran Connection - Winter 2018
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2018 APR 12
 
2018 APR 26-28 - Oregon Women vets conference in Bend, OR
2018 APR 30 - Signup deadline NL-LWE Golf Scramble in Fed. Way
2018 MAY 10 - PSAA Event: Charity Walk/Run - SEE FLYER
2018 MAY 18 - PSOA: Charity Auction Event for ALS
2018 - Oregon DVA event calendar
2018 - PNWCWOA monthly meetings 3rd Thursdays, Base Seattle
2018 - Seattle CPOA invites retired Chiefs to its meetings, 1000, 2nd Wed. of each month, 3rd floor of Bldg. 7 (south of CGEX), Base Seattle
 
CG Base Seattle Services Information
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       Corrected Phone - 206-217-6667 - Not frequently checked!
CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
 
2018 APR 17 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
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Retiree Council meeting (tentative) - 14 JULY Base Seattle
 
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NEW RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
USCG National Retiree Services Website
Volunteers sought for National Retiree Help Desk
National Retiree Help Desk Information
Base Seattle USCG Retiree Help Desk - 206-217-6133 - has voicemail
 
SKCM Romeo del Fierro crosses the bar 
 
April 2018 - USCG Services at Arlington National Cemetery
Arranging honors for deceased USCG vets  .DOC   .PDF
Mil. Personnel Casualties & Decedent Affairs Manual
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - .pdf)
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
    Tricare West Network Provider Directory 
    Tricare East Network Provider Directory
 
2018 APR 12 - Tricare reminder: Qualifying Life Events
2018 APR 04 - Active duty? Tricare coverage after retirement
2018 MAR 31 - Update: Tricare payment information warning
2018 APR 09 - Latest OPM news on retiree dental & vision plans
        TRDP transitions to FEDVIP Jan. 2019         
         FEDVIP TRDP link 
         Dental plan details (Delta Dental only)
         FEDVIP brings vision coverage to Tricare retirees
2018 MAR 30 - Get the new Shingles vaccine!
2018 MAR 30 - Nurse Advice Line launches in Japan, S. Korea
2018 MAR 29 - Changes to Tricare Prime Travel Benefit Program
2018 MAR 28 - Tricare covers medically necessary nutrition needs
2018 MAR 23 - FYI: Tricare Prime vs. Tricare Select
2018 MAR 19 - Tricare outpatient referral waiver process extended
2018 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2018 APR 18 - VA to spend $685 million on vets' home projects
2018 APR 17 - VA Center for Women Veterans News Update
2018 APR 16 - VA updates Transition Assistance Program
2018 APR 09 - VA centralizes mailing for benefits & burial claims
2018 APR 06 - VA says privatization is a myth
2018 APR 04 - VA Benefits Bulletin - April update
2018 APR 04 - VA to improve delivery of specialty rehab services
2018 MAR 20 - VA launches benefit appeal tracker app
2018 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
Med. Documentation of Asbestos & Lead Exposures UPDATE
   And related ALCOAST - And related Flag Voice
USCG MWR Lodging Information
VA - upcoming online events
Tricare comprehensive infomation links
New official Blended Retirement System online calculator
Fisher House offers free search tool for college scholarships
Mobile app available for self-guided tour of Arlington
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree Tricare, VA, & other links
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree events - RADs, career fairs, etc.
 
AND DATED
 
2018 APR 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2018 APR 15 - FRA NewsBytes - Govt./legislative updates
2018 MAR 22 - Consumer Alert: New Medicare cards coming
2018 MAR 14 - Mil. Spouse Fellowship - Certified Financial Counselor
2018 MAR 07 - New Medicare cards coming soon
2018 MAR 01 - IRS warns of new tax-refund scam
2018 MAR 01 - Colona Scholarship season open until 01 June
 
CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
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Family members of CGC Steadfast's crew file aboard the cutter after it returned home to Astoria, OR, April 20.  While patrolling international waters off Mexico and Central America, Steadfast’s LE boarding teams intercepted eight separate vessels suspected of smuggling, seizing about 13,123 pounds of cocaine worth more than $200 million wholesale.  (USCG photo by PA1 Levi Read)

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