The Retiree Newsletter Issue 04/17 (October-December 2017)

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The October 2017 issue of The Retiree Newsletter is now available on the Coast Guard Retiree Services Program page (

Here is a direct link to the newsletter:

This issue includes the following items of interest:

  • CG Retiree Services
  • Regional Retiree Councils
  • DA Self-Service
  • Tax Information
  • Foreign Government Employment
  • VA eBenefits
  • Welcome New Retirees
  • SECNAV Retiree Council CG NRHD/Mentoring
  • CG Auxiliary
  • CG Friend Crosses the Bar
  • CG Recruiting
  • PHS Symposium
  • SBP/Dependent Children
  • TRICARE/Medical Part B
  • Directory Assistance
  • Other Phone Numbers and Websites

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