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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 MAR 03 - Retiree Council NW Newsletter now available!
 
2017 FEB 03 - First 2017 issue of The Reservist now online
2017 JAN 26 - JAN-MAR National CG Retiree Newsletter
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - .pdf)
Retiree Casualty Assistance Checklist
Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2017 MAR 23
 
2017 MAR 29 - Grants Pass, OR, Vietnam Vets Commemorative
2017 MAR 29 - 1130 - PSOA lunch.  Speaker: CGC Healy CO
2017 APR 01 - "Breakfast with the Medal of Honor" - Seattle 
2017 APR 06 -  VA Health Care Center Town Hall in Eugene, OR
2017 MAY 08-12 - CG Combat Vets Assoc. reunion in San Diego
2017 13-17 MAY -  All CG Reunion in Reno  &  REVISED Reg. form -   REG DEADLINE 01 APRIL!
2017 MAY 18 -  NLUS LW&E golf tournament at Twin Lakes
2017 MAY 25-27 - District 7 Admiral's Cup golf tournament
2017 AUG 19-20 -  MCPO Tom McAdams to be honored in Toledo, OR
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 MAR 03 - Retiree activity updates 
  
 
 
 
About us - Coast Guard Retiree Council Northwest
Primary Council Member List
 
Next Council meeting - 08 APR 2017 - CONFIRMED
14 JAN Retiree Council Minutes
 
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Send e-mail to the Council Co-chairs
 
Base Seattle USCG Retiree Help Desk - 206-217-6133 - has voicemail 
USCG National Retiree Services Website
 
Arranging honors for deceased USCG vets  .DOC   .PDF
Mil. Personnel Casualties & Decedent Affairs Manual
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
2017 MAR 24 - Tricare Webinar Mar. 29 - Registration
2017 MAR 20 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 FEB 27 - Tricare: Advice about denied procedures
2017 FEB 21 - Tricare: Viewing your medical record
2017 FEB 17 - NEW Tricare Stateside Guide to benefits
2017 FEB 13 - Emergency drug refills in effect for parts of CA
2017 FEB 06 - Tricare retiree benefits EXPLAINED
2017 JAN 06 - What to do when losing provider or network doc
2016 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 MAR 21 - VA says Veterans Crisis LIne has been fixed
2017 MAR 21 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
2017 MAR 14 - VA sets presumpton of service for Camp LeJeune water
2017 MAR 08 - VA OKs mental health care for vets with "bad paper"
2017 MAR 05 - VA Office of Survivors Assistance Website
2017 MAR 03 - New VA program aimed at helping homeless vets
2017 FEB 13 - VA: Not too late to get a free flu shot
2017 FEB 06 - Pharmacy co-pay changes cut out-of-pocket costs
2016 JAN 27 - VA Portland Veteran Connection newsletter
2017 JAN 27 - VA statement regarding federal hiring freeze
2017 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
USAA calculator tool for Blended Retirement System 
Fisher House offers free search tool for college scholarships
Mobile app available for self-guided tour of Arlington
IRS Website - Information for veterans
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 MAR 24 - FRA,   MOAA  govt./legislative updates
2017 MAR 21 - What Blended Retirement System means for SBP
2017 MAR 16 - CGMA fundraising campaign 01-30 APR (ALCOAST)
2017 MAR 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 MAR 14 - Some tax tips, & especially for recent retirees
2017 FEB 24 - CG Foundation scholarship open season through 15 APR
2017 FEB 20 - Missing your CG 1099R? Here's how to get it online
2017 FEB 19 - Combat Related Special Compensation for CG Members 
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USCG hosts Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF) at Base Boston, March 22. ACGFs mission is to foster safe, secure and environmentally responsible maritime activity in the Arctic.  Membership includes Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, and the U.S.  (USCG photo by PO1 LaNola Stone)