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Support, Monitor, and strengthen CG military retiree/annuitant services and the life-long relationship between the Coast Guard military retiree community and the Coast Guard.


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Coast Guard military retirees/annuitants are forever members of the Coast Guard family, the LONG BLUE LINE, who share a life-long, mutually beneficial relationship with the Coast Guard.


About the National Retiree Help Desk

National Retiree Help Desk (NRHD) Hotline:

Is available to assist and / or to answer any questions that a retiree or a retiree spouse has regarding benefits (other than those relating to pay), health care issues, assistance in obtaining important forms and/or papers, etc. 

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Coast Guard Compass

11/20/2019
In 1925, using borrowed Navy aircraft, the Coast Guard demonstrated the value of air assets through the first aerial law enforcement assist and the first aviation interdiction. The next year, Congress appropriated $162,000 to purchase the first five Coast Guard aircraft, designed specifically for the Service’s needs.
11/19/2019
Continuing a 20-year tradition, the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw will deliver 1,200 Christmas trees as part of Chicago's Christmas Ship program. The annual tree delivery dates back more than a century when brothers August and Herman Schuenemann sold and gave away Christmas trees from the Chicago waterfront.
11/14/2019
The Coast Guard’s involvement with operational photography began in 1903 with the iconic photo of the Wright Brothers' first flight. Today, members of the public affairs rate are responsible for photographing Coast Guard operations.
11/12/2019
Tybee Island Light, the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia, guides mariners into the Savannah River and welcomes visitors to this resort destination. The barrier island beacon is not only a popular tourist attraction but also an active Aid to Navigation that lights the way for mariners into the Port of Savannah.
11/7/2019
Last summer, after several months of preparation, the Coast Guard Cutter Bear received a mission objective for 14 days of its 72-day patrol off the coast of New England. CGC Bear was tasked with serving as a research vessel, facilitating a search for the wreck of the original United States Revenue Cutter Bear.

2019 Annual CGNRC, 14-15 May, at HQ

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Program Manager: Robert C. Hinds

Phone: 1-202-475-5451

Email: Robert.C.Hinds@uscg.mil

Mailing Address:
Commandant (CG-13)
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(Attn: Retiree Services Program)
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington DC 20593-7907