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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 APR 24 - APR-JUN 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 APR 27
 
2017 MAY 02 - Am. Legion Shoreline Post meeting: CG in Vietnam
2017 MAY 04 - District 13 Change of Command
2017 MAY 08-12 - CG Combat Vets Assoc. reunion in San Diego
2017 MAY 18 -  NLUS LW&E golf tournament at Twin Lakes
2017 MAY 25-27 -  District 7 Admiral's Cup golf tournament
2017 JUN 05 - Veterans town hall & claims clinic in Portland - FaceBook
2017 JUN 22 - CGC Healy Change of Command
2017 JUL 15 - Oregon DVA Veterans Benefit Expo in Redmond, OR
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 APR 28 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
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About us - Coast Guard Retiree Council Northwest
Primary Council Member List
 
Retiree Council Meeting minutes - 08 APR 2017
 
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Send e-mail to the Council Co-chairs
 
NEW RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
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
 
UPCOMING USCG SERVICES AT ARLINGTON NAT'L CEMETERY
Including ADM Robert Kramek and spouse of RADM Clifford DeWolf
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
2017 APR 14 - How to transfer Tricare Prime enrollment
2017 APR 08 - Reminder: "Gray area" retirees eligibile for TRDP
2017 APR 05 - Tricare Dental Program improves; no change to TRDP
2017 MAR 27 - Tricare Prime overseas briefing Webinar 11 APR
2017 MAR 20 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 APR 28 - Trump signs VA accountability/whistleblower order
2017 APR 28 - Beware of Veterans Choice Program phone scam!
2017 APR 26 - VA eases hiring freeze
2017 APR 25 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
2017 APR 21 - VA cites progress in digitizing inactive claims
2017 APR 20 - President signs Veterans Choice Health Care law
2017 APR 19 - VA partners with non-profit on Ambulatory Care Center
2017 APR 18 - VA starts internal review of Caregiver Program
2017 APR 13 - VA relieves director of DC Medical Center - UPDATE
2017 APR 12 - VA debuts online tool to show patient wait times -  LINK
2017 APR 04 - VA names Chief Veterans Experience Officer
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 MAY 01 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 APR 28 - FRAMOAA   govt./legislative updates
2017 MAR 21 - What Blended Retirement System means for SBP
2017 MAR 16 - CGMA fundraising campaign 01-30 APR (ALCOAST)
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CG OPS NEWS AND RELATED INFORMATION
 
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The Coast Guard announced April 28 it will homeport two of the new Sentinel-Class 154-foot Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) in Astoria, Oregon, starting in 2021. The two ships have not yet been named.  Shown here is CGC Lawrence Lawson, another FRC. (USCG photo)  Read more about the story HERE.