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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 APR 24 - APR-JUN National CG Retiree Newsletter
2017 MAR 03 - Retiree Council NW Newsletter now available!
Retiree Council NW Newsletters (archive)
 
CG & RELATED EVENTS
 
Base Seattle Traffic Update - 2017 MAY 26
 
2017 MAY 26-29 - Base Seattle gym holiday schedule
2017 MAY 26-29 - Oregon Memorial Day events
2017 JUN 02 - Retirement at Base Seattle of ELC3 Joshua Brown
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 JUL 21 - CGC Blue Shark C. of C. at NAVSTA Everett
2017 AUG 11 - Seattle-area CG Day Picnic at Lord Hll Farms
                           INCLUDING CGC Polar Star Reunion
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 MAY 26 - Retiree activity updates 
  
CG FEATURES
 
2017 MAY 14 - CG Innovation Awards
2017 MAY 12 - CG honors 2016 EPOY & REPOY - REPOY IS LOCAL!
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Retiree Council Meeting minutes - 08 APR 2017
 
NEW RETIREE SERVICES PROGRAM COMDTINST (1800.5H)
 
Base Seattle USCG Retiree Help Desk - 206-217-6133 - has voicemail 
USCG National Retiree Services Website
 
BMCS Jack Crowley crosses the bar - UPDATE 25 MAY
 
2017 May 11 - Upcoming USCG services at Arlington
Arranging honors for deceased USCG vets  .DOC   .PDF
Mil. Personnel Casualties & Decedent Affairs Manual
USCG/USCGR/NOAA Survivors Guide - .pdf)
 
RECENT TRICARE INFORMATION
 
2017 MAY 11 - Secure your medical device against cyber attack
2017 MAY 05 - Reminder:  Call the Nurse Advice Line anytime!
2017 MAY 01 - Tricare changes to Nexium coverage
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 - Tricare Standard Health Matters newsletter - PDF
2017 -Latest Tricrare Beneficiary Bulletin (Automatic updates)
 
RECENT VA INFORMATION
 
2017 MAY 23 - VA Secretary praises proposed Dept. budget
2017 MAY 23 - VA Center for Women Veterans news update
2017 MAY 17 - VA works on new mobile app for med. scheduling
2017 MAY 14 - VA announces Accountability/Whistleblower Office
2017 MAY 14 - VA Sec. applauds accountability/whistleblower bills
2017 MAY 12 - REPEAT WARNING: Veterans Choice phone scam
2017 MAY 10 - VA, VFW, Walgreens partner on vet mental health access
2017 MAY 10 - VA adopts ACS mammogram screening guidelines
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
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 26 - FRAMOAA   govt./legislative updates
2017 MAY 19 - Medicare to drop SSNs from new cards
2017 MAY 15 - RAO Bulletin: Comprehensive vet & retiree news
2017 MAY 07 - Lowe's expands military discount to vets
2017 MAY 01 - NMFA Spouse Scholarships open until 30 June (incl. retirees)
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Lieutenant General Nguyen Quang Dam, commandant, Vietnam coast guard, and Rear Admiral Michael Haycock, Asst. Commandant for Acquisition, shake hands during a transfer ceremony at Base Honolulu May 25.  The former CGC Morgenthau, now CSB-8020, will continue to serve the maritime community on the opposite side of the Pacific. (USCG photo by PO2 Melissa McKenzie)