HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS
 
2018 FEB 20 - March "Pacific Currents" Council newsletter
 
2018 FEB 21 - CG Reservist Magazine - Issue #4, 2017
2018 JAN 29 - Portland Veteran Connection - Winter 2018
2018 JAN 08 - Jan. Nat'l Retiree Newsletter (TAPS is back!)
2017 DEC 08 - CG Connection - Dec. 2017
2017 NOV 16 - Solicitation for Nat'l newsletter content
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2018 FEB 22
 
2018 MAR 01 - 0700 PST - State of the Coast Guard Address
2018 MAR 02 - D13 EPOY awards banquet, Base Seattle Gym
          RSVP HERE.
2018 APR 20 - Oregon DVA vets job fair in Hood River
2018 APR 26-28 -  Oregon Women vets conference in Bend, OR
2018 - Oregon DVA event calendar
2018 - PNWCWOA monthly meetings 3rd Thursdays, Base Seattle
2018 - Seattle CPOA invites all retired Chiefs to its meetings, 1000 on 2nd Wed. of each month, 3rd floor of Bldg. 7 (south of CGEX), Base Seattle
 
CG Base Seattle Services Information
       Corrected Phone - 206-217-6667 - listen to ENTIRE message.
      If online link doesn't work, install the DoD CERTIFICATE.
CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
2018 FEB 20 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
 
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NEXT COUNCIL MEETING 17 MAR, Base Seatle Galley
 
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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 
 
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 FEB 22 - How to cope with Tricare West transition troubles
2018 FEB 12 - TRDP transitions to FEDVIP Jan. 2019 - HERE'S MORE
2018 FEB 05 - Co-pays cut for certain maintenance drugs
2018 FEB 05 - Tricare "What's New?" Webinar 12 FEB
2018 FEB 02 - Tricare Website adds new features
2018 JAN 23 - Urgent care now easier to access
2018 JAN 08 - Reminder: Higher pharmacy co-payments Feb.1
2017 DEC 26 - Have Express Scripts pay for VA prescriptions
2017 DEC 01 - How Tricare changes will affect TFL
2017 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2018 FEB 22 - VA to contact vets shortly after separation
2018 FEB 20 - VA Center for Women Veterans News Update
2018 FEB 16 - VA Chief of Staff retires following investigation
2018 FEB 02 - VA moves to improve low-performing med centers
2018 FEB 01 - Roseburg, OR, Med. Center Director replaced
2018 JAN 25 - VA to provide online discharge upgrade tool
2018 JAN 24 - Women vets urged to donate brains for research
2018 JAN 23 - VA, HHS team up to cut fraud, waste, abuse
2018 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
USCG MWR Lodging Information
VA - upcoming online events
Tricare comprehensive infomation links
Free tax prep class for military spouses - Active, Reserve, RETIRED
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 MAR 03 - Free dental day for vets in Seattle area
 
2018 FEB 16 - FRA NewsBytes - Govt./legislative updates
2018 FEB 15 - Free DoD-sponsored tax help for military retirees
2018 FEB 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2018 JAN 30 - Free tax prep for AD, retirees, dependents
2018 JAN 30 - CG Foundation scholarship open season thru 15 MAR
2018 JAN 24 - Warning: Combatting social media impersonation
2018 JAN 19 - PPC Update: Tax forms available in Direct Access 
2017 DEC 28 - IRS Forms W-2 & 1095-C to be mailed NLT 31 JAN
 
CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
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Red snapper illegally poached by Mexican lancha fishermen in Southern Texas waters are lined up on Feb. 20. Lanchas are also frequently used to used to transport illegal narcotics to the United States.  (USCG photo)

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