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CGC Healy underway Aloft Conn photos - NEW
 
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 JUN 04 - June Retiree Council NW Newsletter available!
2017 APR 24 - APR-JUN National CG Retiree Newsletter
Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2017 AUG 17
 
2017 AUG 07-18 - CG Seattle hearing on loss of F/V Destination
2017 AUG 19-20 - MCPO Tom McAdams to be honored in Toledo, OR
2017 AUG 18-SEP 27 - Multiple Oregon DVA events
2017 - AUG 24 - PSOA - Man who flew around world with human power
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 - OOPS - Link still doesn't work
CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
2017 JUL 14 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
2017 AUG 18 - MK2 becomes CG artist
2017 AUG 16 - CG buoy tender roundup in Juneau - PHOTOS
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Next Retiree Council Meeting - Saturday, 14 October
Retiree Council Meeting minutes - 15 July 2017
 
NEW RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
USCG National Retiree Services Website
Nat'l Retiree Help Desk toll-free number OUT OF SERVICE.
Base Seattle USCG Retiree Help Desk - 206-217-6133 - has voicemail 
 
UPCOMING CG 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
 
2017 AUG 18 - Important Tricare changes coming January 2018
2017 AUG 16 - Change September 1 for automatic drug refills
2017 JUL 19 - Tricare expands mental health, subst. abuse treatment
2017 JUL 18 - TRDP can save you big bucks!
2017 -Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 AUG 21 - VA to ease rural state vets' home construction
2017 AUG 17 - President signs "Forever GI Bill" - details here
2017 AUG 15 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
2017 AUG 14 - President signs VA funding bill
2017 AUG 12 - VA to hire more vets for White House hotline
2017 AUG 09 - VA forced to stay firing of  DC Med Center official
2017 AUG 08 - New app for appointments, meetings with docs
2017 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
USCG MWR Lodging Information - NEW LINK!
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
 
2017 AUG 17 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 AUG 11 - FRA,  govt./legislative updates
2017 AUG 07 - CG warns retirees about email vulnerabilities 
2017 JUL 22 - MHS overhauls transparency Website
2017 JUL 11 - Veterans Exchange Benefit - Q & A
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Crew members of CGC Sycamore best CGC Hickory, taking first place in the tug-of-war during the Buoy Tender Roundup Olympics at STA Juneau on Aug. 16.  It's a fun alternative to everyday training in events such as the chain pull, survival swim and the heat-and-beat.  (USCG photo by PO1 Jon-Paul Rios)