HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS
 
2018 SEP 01 - Sept. "Pacific Currents" Council newsletter
 
2018 SEP 14 - CG Roundtable - Autumn 2018
2018 AUG 01 - CG Connection - July 2018
2018 JUL 03 - National CG Retiree Newsletter # 03/18  AND...
2018 JUL 26 - CORRECTION to the Tricare Retiree Dental Pgm. article 
2018 JUN 06 - CG Reservist Magazine - Issue #2, 2018
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2018 SEP 15
2018 SEP 12 - Base Seattle Gym schedule changes
 
2018 SEP 21 - VA annual POW/MIA Event in Roseburg, Oregon
2018 SEP 22 - CPOA-sponsored Douglas Munro Memorial ride
2018 SEP 27 - Douglas Munro Memorial ceremony, Cle Elum
2018 SEP 29 - COMDT's Coast Guard Ball - &  Buy tickets
2018 OCT 06 - CPOA-sponored D13 Coast Guard Ball
2018 OCT 17 - Snohomish County Regional Job Fair
2019 MAY 12-15 - All CG reunion in Reno
2018 - PNWCWOA Meeting
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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CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
 
2018 SEP 13 - Retiree activity updates 
  
 
 
 
 
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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
 
AUG 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 for Life general info - including essential contacts
Tricare West Network Provider Directory 
Tricare East Network Provider Directory
 
2018 SEP 21 - Tricare online tools for choosing a health plan
2018 SEP 13 - Tricare disaster resources
2018 SEP 11 - Send Tricare to college with your child
2018 AUG 29 - Retiring from AD?  You need to take action.
2018 AUG 27 - Latest Tricare disaster information
2018 AUG 17 - How does Tricare's Catastrophic Cap work?
2018 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT TRDP TRANSITION INFORMATION
 
2018 SEP 14 - Update: Voluntary drug recall - Valsartan
2018 SEP 13 - Webinar on TRDP transiton 27 September 
2018 AUG 29 - Latest Benefeds TRDP-FEDBIP info/FAQ
2018 AUG 03 - OPM FedVip toolkit (reposted from June 21)
2018 JUL 25 - CG All Hands: New retiree dental & vision plan
2018 JUL 18 - CG summary of TRDP - FEDVIP transition
2018 JUL 17 - Latest  FEDVIP Dental & Vision plan information
2018 JUL 04 - Latest TRDP FAQ & information links
2018 JUN 12 - Revised FEDVIP TRDP site - automatic updates
2018 MAY 29 - Dental plan details (Delta Dental only)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2018 SEP 13 - Washington DVA newsletter - September
2018 SEP 01 - Washington DVA news - September
2018 SEP 07 - Oregon DVA event calendar - September
 
2018 SEP 18 - VA to expand legal assistance progam for vets
2018 SEP 18 - VA delivers 81K appeals decisions in FY 2018
2018 SEP 11 - VA Center for Women Veterans News Update
2018 SEP 10 - VA: Support at-risk vets with "Be There" campaign
2018 SEP 07 - September VA Benefits Bulletin
2018 SEP 11 - VA Veterans Town Hall in Roseburg, OR
2018 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
Military OneSource benefits extended to 1 full year
Commissary news updates
MHS: Drugmaker discontinuing Type 2 diabetes medication
Med. Documentation of Asbestos & Lead Exposures UPDATE
   And related ALCOAST - And related  Flag Voice
USCG MWR Lodging Information
Tricare comprehensive infomation links
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree Tricare, VA, & other links
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree events - RADs, career fairs, etc.
 
AND DATED
 
2018 SEP 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2018 SEP 15 - FRA NewsBytes - Govt./legislative updates
 
CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
2018 SEP 20 -  CG General Messages weekly roundup
 
2018 SEP 23 - CG medevacs diver off Galveston
2018 SEP 23 - CG medevacs man from cruise ship off Nantucket
2018 SEP 23 - CG assists F/V taking on water near Baffin Bay, TX
2018 SEP 23 - CG responds to submerged S/V off Crescent City, CA
2018 SEP 22 - CG medevacs man from ship off Dutch Harbor
2018 SEP 22 - CG makes repairs at remote radio site on Guam
2018 SEP 22 - CG accepts 7th NSC, USCGC Kimball
2018 SEP 22 - CG medevacs woman from cruise ship off CA
2018 SEP 21 - CG supports U.N. General Assembly security
2018 SEP 21 - CG assists missing man on disabled boat in FL
2018 SEP 20 - CG transfers smugglers, cocaine to DEA in PR
2018 SEP 20 - CG searches for stranded people in Jones County, NC
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Emergency medical personnel walk a 28-year-old man wrapped in bandages to a LifeMed air ambulance in Dutch Harbor, Sept. 22. A CGAS Kodiak MH-65 helicopter crew medevaced the man from the 1,099-foot bulk carrier Ever Living 57 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, after it was reported the man suffered burns while working on the ship’s incinerator.  (USCG photo)

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