CG Resource Links
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GENERAL
 
USCG official list of Websites & Social Media
USCG National Retiree Services page
Commandant's Twitter Page
Commandant's Facebook Page
MCPOCG Twitter
MCPOCG Facebook
USCG ALCOASTS - General
USCG ALCOASTS - ALCGPSC
USCG ALCOASTS - ALCGENL
USCG ALCOASTS - ALCGOFF
USCG ALCOASTS - COMDT Notices
USCG ALCOASTS - ALCGRSV Messages
USCG ALCOASTS - ALCGRECRUITING
USCG Senior Leadership
USCG History Page
USCG Academy Home Page
USCGC Eagle Home Page
USCG Reserve Home
USCG District 13 Home
USCG District 17 Home
USCG Band Tour Schedule
USCG Human Resources - Flag Voice
USCG Auxiliary
USCG Recruiting
 
SOCIAL MEDIA
 
Coast Guard Instagram
Coast Guard News - General
USCG Videos on YouTube
USCG Twitter-1
USCG Twitter-2
USCG District 1 Twitter
USCG District 5 Twitter
USCG District 5 Facebook
USCG District 7 Twitter
USCG District 8 Twitter
USCG District 9 Twitter
USCG District 11 Twitter
USCG District 13 Twitter
USCG District 13 Facebook
USCG District 14 Twitter
USCG District 14 Facebook
USCG District 17 Twitter
USCG District 17 Facebook
USCG Academy Facebook
USCGC Eagle Facebook
USCG Reserve Twitter
USCG Social Media Sites - List
 
DEERS
 
USCG DEERS - Base Seattle
USCG Decals & other Base Seattle contacts
USCG DEERS - BSU Kodiak
DEERS/RAPIDS - National Locator Page
 
PAY AND RETIREMENT
 
Military Handbooks now available on-line - including Retired Handbook
USCG Retiree Taps on-line
USCG National Retirees Help Desk
USCG National Retiree Council Home Page
USCG Office of Military Personnel Home
USCG Personnel Service Center (PSC)
USCG Pay & Personnel Center (PPC)
USCG Pay & Personnel Center - Forms
USCG Final Pay/Separation Entitlements
USCG PPC Retiree/Annuitant Services
USCG Mutual Assistance - retiree education benefits
Transition blog created by CG spouse Vera Blore
Jobs portal for vets & reservists
Armed Forces Retirement Home
Spokane - Fairchild AFB Retireee Activities Office
USCG Travel Claims
Get Military Records Online
Defense Finance Center - pay and retirement issues
 
HEALTH AND MEDICAL
 
DoD Health and Benefits Handbook
Free eyeglasses for military retirees!
Free on-line tobacco cessation programs
On-line benefit education from Tricare University
Tricare comprehensive infomation links
TRICARE Home Page
TRICARE For Life
TRICARE For Life Handbook
TRICARE Standard Handbook
TRICARE Prime Handbook
TRICARE Retired Reserve
TRICARE "Contact Us"
TRICARE Mail-Order Pharmacy
TRICARE Uniform Rx Formulary Search Tool
TRICARE Retiree Dental Page
TRICARE DEERS Page
Medicare Handbook 2013
U.S. Family Health Plan
Miltary Treatment Facility Locator
Military Health System (DoD)
Federal Long-Term Health Insurance
Healthfinder.gov - Consumer health and human services
National Institutes of Health MEDLINE Plus
Military Health System Social Media Hub
 
PUBLICATIONS-USCG
 
USCG/NOAA Retiree Newsletter (formerly Evening Colors)
USCG Retiree Council NW Newsletters Page
USCG Reservist Magazine
USCG Proceedings - current issue
USCG Mission Support Magazine
 
PUBLICATIONS-OTHER
 
Navy Times.com
Coast Guard News.com
Military.com
MilitaryUpdate.com
Stars and Stripes
U.S. Naval Institute
American Forces Press Service
Pentagon Channel
Coast Guard Channel
Tom Philpott's military update columns
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Anchorage Daily News
Daily Astorian
Cape May County Herald
New London Day
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
Tickets for Troops (VetTix) - home page
Consumer Financial Protection Burerau (U.S. govt. site) -
DoD Commissary news releases
 
SSA/VA/DOL
 
VA - US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
VA eBenefits home page
VA Office of Survivors Assistance - NEW ENTRY
Comprehensive list of Vets' benefits Websites
CHAMPVA health program handbook
VA Website about new health care law
VA Gulf War Registry health exams for Vets
VA Agent Orange ships list
VA PTSD information and support
VA Headstones & Markers
VA Life Insurance Page
Veterans Group Life Insurance
VA National Cemetery system
Arlington Nat'l Cemetery Explorer phone app - NEW
VA National Resource Directory (Wounded Warriors)
"VA for Vets" Website offers job assistance
Labor Dept - Women's vet issues
Tahoma National Cemetery
Fort Richardson National Cemetery
Sitka National Cemetery
Veterans Departments - all states
Social Security - Home Page
Higher Social Security payments for military service
"My Social Security' - online account management
Federal Benefits for Vets/Dependents
DAV can help retirees through benefit hoops (you need not be a member)
National Resources Directory for Service Members, Vets
NRD with selection by state
e-VETS Resource Advisor - DoL Web tool for vets, service members, families
 
EDUCATION
 
VA - Latest GI Bill Information
Vets' continuing education & college accreditation
 
 
ORGANIZATIONS
 
USCG PNW CWO Association (FaceBook)
USCG Chief Warrant Officers Association
USCG Chief Petty Officers Association
The Enlisted Association (TREA)
USCG & Military Associations - list 
USCG Combat Veterans Association
USCG Foundation
USCG Mutual Assistance
American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
Military Officers Association (MOAA)
National Association for Uniformed Services (NAUS)
Navy League of the U.S. (NLUS)
Navy League - Lk. Washington Council
Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
Wounded Warrior Project
Westport Maritime Museum
 
TRAVEL, LODGING, RECREATION, SHOPPING
 
CG Exchange Home Page
AAFES Home page
AAFES news releases
DoD Commissary homepage
USCG MWR Lodging Information - NEW LINK!
DoD Lodging Information Home Page
Navy Lodges - Home
Inns of the Corps (USMC)
Army MWR Travel/Lodging
Hale Koa Hotel
Coast Guard MWR Home Page
Coast Guard Recreational Lodging
Air Force Space-A home page
Navy Space-A home page
Air Mobility Command Space-A info
McChord AFB Space-A Page
NAS Whidbey Space-A
Eielson AFB Space-A Page
Military Bases Info Worldwide
Armed Forces Vacation Club
 
USCG NEWS & FEATURE WEBSITES 
 
USCG Public Affairs Releases by Region
USCG online newsroom
USCG Headquarters Public Affairs
USCG Compass
USCG All Hands Blog
USCG DVIDS home page
USCG Facebook Page
USCG District 1 Blog
USCG District 5 Blog
USCG District 8 Blog
USCG District 9 Blog
USCG District 11 Blog
USCG District 13 Blog
USCG District 17 Blog
USCG Academy Public Affairs
USCG Auxiliary Blog 
USCG Boot Camp Public Affairs
USCG Acquisition Directorate Releases
USCG FOIA Reading Room