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Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
CG Member/Family Survivors Guide (.doc) or
CG Member/Family Survivors Guide (.pdf)
CG National Museum fund-raising campaign
 
CG RESOURCE LINKS - From ALCOAST to VA.  CLICK HERE!
 
 
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
 
2014 DEC 02 - CGRC NW Dec. Newsletter now available!
2014 MAY 16 - CG Retiree Service Guide - INAUGURAL ISSUE
2014 APR 14 - 2014 Military handbooks and mobile apps
2012 AUG 24 - The 2012 Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, & Survivors Handbook is available for  download from VA.
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - updated (.pdf)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2014 DEC 18
 
2014 DEC 29 - Base Seattle Service Academy Info Night
2015 MAY 06-09 - CG golf tournament at Myrtle Beach, SC
CG Base Seattle Services Information
CG Base Seattle ID Card Office hours of operation
CG Base Seattle CG Museum Northwest
 
FAIRCHILD AFB RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE
 
2014 NOV 14 - Retiree activity updates  &  Home page
  
 
CG FEATURES
 
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CG MISCELLANEOUS
 
 
FREEBIES & DISCOUNTS
 
OSU Football freebies for vets, active duty - NEW
Verizon Wireless Military & Veterans discounts -NEW
Applebee's Military Mondays
Veterans' Discounts (Tnx to Vince Patton)
Shop the Coast Guard Exchange online
Convenient AAFES shopping online
50% discount for AD, vets in required parenting classes
Comprehensive list of vets benefits Websites (pdf) from SKCM Karl Keyes, CG Base Seattle CMC
Comprehensive list of vets' benefit links
Comprehensive list of senior discounts - from LCDR Ralph Preston
 
CG HEALTH, BENEFITS, & RETIREE NEWS
 
Help in preventing veteran suicides
Commissary on-sites sales - AUTOMATIC UPDATES
LORAN history site (thanks to MCPO Bill Dietz) 
Mideast Conflicts Wall (thanks to CWO4 John Crawford)
Virtual Vietman Wall (thanks to CAPT Joe Smith)
 
2014 DEC 12 - FRA MOAANAUS legislative updates
2014 DEC 02 - CG retiree to FEMA Reserve initiative - OPPORTUNITY!

2014 NOV 06 - Tricare reminder: Keep OHI updated

2014 NOV 06 - VA Sec. reports progress in long-term reform

2014 NOV 04 - Navy League scholarship season opens

2014 NOV 04 - VADM Clyde T. Lusk crosses the bar

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CG & RELATED NEWS AND INFORMATION
 
2014 DEC 14 - CG rescues boater adrift off Maui - VIDEO
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Next Council meeting:  17 JAN 2015
 
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The Coast Guard and a Good Samaritan rescued four people whose boat caught fire off the coast of Murrells Inlet, south of Myrtle Beach, Dec. 14, 2014. One of the four was medevaced after displaying symptoms of hypothermia.  (USCG photo)