HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS
 
2018 DEC 07 - Pacific Currents newsletter, December 2018
2018 NOV 30 - Pay & Personnel Center Newsletter - November
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
JAN 10 - Base Seattle Traffic Update
JAN 09 - Base Seattle Gym schedule changes
2018 DEC 21 - Base Seattle galley to close on weekends
 
JAN 17 - PNWCWOA meeting 1100, Base Seatttle Coho Room
JAN 23 - PSOA event CANCELLED due to govt. shutdown
MAR 06 - Base Seattle: Learn about officer accession programs
APR 15 - CG Combat Vets Assoc. convention in South Carolina
MAY 12-15 - All CG reunion in Reno CANCELLED
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
 
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GOVT. SHUTDOWN CG PAY & BENEFITS UPDATES 
 
JAN 15 - Latest info on USCG pay & benefits during shutdown
JAN 15 - Commandant's message about today's no-pay day
JAN 14 - How to help junior D13 USCG members during the shutdown
JAN 14 - Summary of VA resources during shutdown
JAN 14 - Food Stamp programs continue for troops, vets
JAN 09 - Am. Legion offers financial help to AD CG Members
JAN 09 - Applications for CG Tuition Assistance suspended
JAN 07 - ADM Thad Allen:Senseless shutdown hurts USCG families
 
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CG Retiree Council Northwest Meeting minutes - 13 OCT 2018
Next meeting date: JANUARY MEETING CANCELLED
 
About us - Coast Guard Retiree Council Northwest
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RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
USCG Retiree Services Program Guide - OCT 2018
USCG National Retiree Services Website
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 Retiree Survivors Guide - .pdf
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
 
Tricare West Network Provider Directory 
Tricare East Network Provider Directory
 
JAN 15 - Know the difference between emergency and urgent care
JAN 11 - Live Facebook session about preventive services 15 JAN
JAN 10 - It's not too late to get your flu shot
2018 DEC 26 - Need health advice? Talk with a nurse anytime  
2018 DEC 18 - Tricare costs for calendar year reset Jan. 01
2019 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION  
 
GENERAL
 
JAN 15 - VA Center for Women Veterans News Update
JAN 11 - VA Sec. holds online town hall meeting 1000 PST 17 JAN
JAN 04 - VA Benefits Bulletin - January
2018 DEC 29 - VA awards Community Care Network contracts
 
2019 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
Littlle-known retiree perk: U.S. Navy Digital Library
FCC:  Hints for stopping illegal robocalls and texts
Med. Documentation of Asbestos & Lead Exposures UPDATE
   And related ALCOAST - And related  Flag Voice
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree Tricare, VA, & other links
Comprehensive 2018 Vet/Retiree events - RADs, career fairs, etc.
 
AND DATED
 
JAN 12 - CG Direct Access is back up - Setup procedure
JAN 03 - 2019 BAH rates rise an average 2.5% - see the calculator 
2018 DEC 27 - A good reason to donate to CGMA right now!
2018 DEC 18 - CG W-2 and 1095-C to be mailed NLT 31 January
2019 - Commissary news updates
 
JAN 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
JAN 11 - FRA NewsBytes - Govt./legislative updates
JAN 02 - CG Pay & Personnel Center Customer Newsletter
2018 NOV 26 - New approved military discount travel benefit
CGX Scholarship application deadline: 28 FEB 2019
 
CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
 
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CG & RELATED RESOURCES - ALCOAST TO VA
 
CG MISCELLANEOUS - Saluting while not in uniform, mobile apps for vets, LORAN pages, etc. 

RMC Doak Walker, USCG (Ret.) passed away 06 JAN in Juneau, following a stroke he suffered in December.  He was the RM aboard CGC Pontchartrain in 1956, when the crew rescued all passengers and crew from a Pan Am flight that ditched at Ocean Station November.  Read more HERE.  (Photo courtesy of the Walker Family)