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CG & RELATED RESOURCES - ALCOAST to VA
 
CG MISCELLANEOUS - Saluting while not in uniform, mobile apps for vets, link to LORAN pages, Ray Evans memorial, etc.
 
HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS
 
2017 NOV 16 - Solicitation for Nat'l newsletter content
2017 OCT 18 - Oct. Nat'l Retiree newsletter
2017 AUG 30 - Sept. Retiree Council NW Newsletter available
Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2017 NOV 16
 
2017 NOV 20 - Base Seattle gym schedule changes Nov. 23-24 
2017 - Oregon DVA event calendar
2017 - CG retiree/vet informal monthly gatherings in Port Angeles
2017 - 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
CG Base Seattle ID Card Office
CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
2017 SEP 29 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
 
 
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Petty Officer 1st Class Zac Bowman is embraced by his family after Coast Guard Cutter Healy returned to Base Seattle November 21. After a five-month science research deployment to the Arctic, Healy's crew is excited to be home in time for Thanksgiving.  (USCG photo by PO1 Ayla Kelley)
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Retiree Council Meeting minutes - 14 October 2017
 
NEW RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
USCG National Retiree Services Website
National Retiree Help Desk - new information Sept 1
Base Seattle USCG Retiree Help Desk - 206-217-6133 - has voicemail 
 
2017 NOV 08 - UPCOMING CG SERVICES AT ARLINGTON
 
Arranging honors for deceased USCG vets  .DOC   .PDF
Mil. Personnel Casualties & Decedent Affairs Manual
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - .pdf)
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
2017 NOV 03 - Effective Jan. 1, 2018:
     Tricare West Network Provider Directory 
     Tricare East Network Provider Directory
 
2017 NOV 20 - Tricare Select preventive care improvements 
2017 NOV 09 - Tricare 2018 changes update
2017 NOV 08 - CG reminder: See "enrollment freeze" Nov. 20
2017 NOV 04 - Tricare changes: Synopis from ROA
2017 OCT 26 - Changes coming to Tricare DISENROLLMENT
2017 OCT 18 - Tricare Mobile app - information (FAQ)
2017 OCT 16 - Tricare payment types for Calendar Year 2018
2017 OCT 16 - Tricare enrollment shifting from FY to CY
2017 OCT 13 - UPDATE: Tricare changes in January 2018
2017 OCT 06 - CG info about Tricare changes coming
2017 SEP 20 -  Ensuring (continued)Tricare coverage in 2018
2017 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 NOV 21 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
2017 NOV 13 - VA seeks to improve access to free legal help
2017 NOV 10 - VA Secretary's Veterans Day message
2017 NOV 07 - VA reaches out to homeless vets in Nov. & Dec.
2017 NOV 02 - VA says it will improve claims dispute process
2017 NOV 02 - VA may expand Agent Orange presumptive conditions
2017 OCT 17 - Reminder: VA seeks comment on Arlington's future
2017 OCT 13 - VA/Ginnie Mae to examine refinance practices
2017 OCT 02 - VA names new high-level advisory committee
2017 SEP 26 - Free flu shots for vets at Walgreens
2017 SEP 22 - Forever GI Bill - UPDATE
2017 - 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 2017 Vet/Retiree Tricare, VA, & other links
Comprehensive 2017 Vet/Retiree events - RADs, career fairs, etc.
Disney military discounts for 2017
Commissary Guard/Reserve sales 2017 - AUTOMATIC UPDATES
 
AND DATED
 
No CG Direct Access self-service Dec. 20, 2017- Jan 01, 2018
 
2017 NOV 17 - FRA govt./legislative updates
2017 NOV 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 NOV 14 - Exchanges open online shopping to vets
2017 NOV 01 - President proclaims Vets and Military Families Month
2017 OCT 16 - 2% raise coming for retirees, disabled vets
2017 SEP 27 - Deadlines for overseas holiday mailings
2017 SEP 25 - Commissaries to accept MILSTAR (Nov. 2 in WA)

 

CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
2017 NOV 17 - COMDT: Don't let the sun set on the U.S. Coast Guard - his remarks to a U.S. Senate committee Nov. 16th
 
 
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