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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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1/17/2020
LV-82, the most modern lightship of its time in the U.S. Lighthouse Service fleet, disappeared during the “White Hurricane” storm in the Great Lakes in 1913. A year later, the body of Chief Engineer Charles Butler floated to the surface, but the bodies of other crew members were never found.
1/14/2020
Diamond Head Light shines from a U.S. Coast Guard facility on an extinct volcano overlooking one of the most popular beaches in the world. The 64-foot-tall lighthouse shines a white light that can be seen for 17 nautical miles, and to mark the dangerous shoal, a red sector light that can be seen for 14 nautical miles.
1/12/2020
For most 17-year-olds, the years of graduating high school, attending college or trade school, and beginning the first steps into adulthood are a time of unbridled optimism and possibility. For Wilmington, North Carolina native Floyd Wilvers, now 92, turning age 17 meant a voyage into the unknown laced with fear, but also a sense of patriotism and duty.
1/2/2020
In her short time aboard Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, Lt. j.g. Angela-Ruth Johnson, an Oak Harbor, Washington native, has had once in a lifetime experiences in the Indo-Pacific.
1/2/2020
The crew of the Lawrence, the Pacific’s first revenue cutter, put down mutinies, interdicted smugglers, saved vessels in distress, charted the California coast and tamed America’s maritime frontier, all in the vessels short 4-year lifetime.

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