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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 FEB 03 - First 2017 issue of The Reservist now online
2017 JAN 26 - JAN-MAR National CG Retiree Newsletter
2016 NOV 28 -GET DEC CGRC NW Newsletter HERE
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - .pdf)
Retiree Casualty Assistance Checklist
Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2017 FEB 23
 
2017 FEB 23 - PSOA 1400 social hour at Henry's Tavern
2017 MAY 08-12 - CG Combat Vets Assoc. reunion in San Diego
2017 13-17 MAY 2017 - All GG Reunion in Reno  &  REVISED Reg. form
2017 18 May - NLUS LW&E golf tournament at Twin Lakes
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 FEB 06 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
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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 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 31 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter
2017 JAN 06 - What to do when losing provider or network doc
2017 JAN 06 - New 2017 Tricare fee schedule (not for TFL)
2017 JAN 02 - Tricare: Upcoming contract changes
2016 DEC 30 - Tricare speech therapy benefit - details
2016 DEC 26 - Tricare - recently expanded services
2016 - Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 FEB 21 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
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 JAN 24 - VA aims to improve HIV treatment for rural vets
2017 JAN 17 - VA expands fertility treatment & counseling
2017 - Weekly VA update blog (AUTOMATIC UPDATES)
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS - GENERAL
 
Fisher House offers free search tool for college scholarships
Physical Disability Board of Review wants to help vets
Blended Retirement System (BRS) Information page
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 FEB 23 - Retired Global Pay/Direct Access down 24 Feb. to 01 MAR
2017 FEB 20 - Missing your CG 1099R? Here's how to get it online
2017 FEB 19 - Combat Related Special Compensation for CG Members 
2017 FEB 17 - FRA,   MOAA  legislative updates
2017 FEB 14 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 JAN 30 - Commissaries start measuring regional savings
2017 JAN 13 - DoD opens online Exchange shopping to vets
2017 JAN 04 - Private label products come to commissaries in May
2016 DEC 28 - Disabled Veterans leave for federal employees
2016 NOV 09 - CG Exchange Scholarship app deadline: 28 FEB 
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CAPT Winslow Buxton, USCG (Ret.) passed away in Bellevue, WA, Feb. 8, 2017, six days short of his 103rd birthday.  CAPT Buxton remembers a WW II adventure in Greenland as a highlight of his Coast Guard career. (Photo by Denise Frisino)