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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

2019 Annual CGNRC, 14-15 May, at HQ

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June 3, 2020

Direct-Access Password Reset Guidance

During a recent Direct Access (DA) system upgrade, the forgot password security question "What is your mother's maiden name?" was disabled in DA to reduce the possibility of a compromise of personally identifiable information (PII). For users who originally chose this as a security question, the hint question will now default to "What town were you born in?" but the ANSWER has NOT changed from what the user originally established for "What is your mother's maiden name?"

May 8, 2020

A Friendly Reminder: Keep Your DEERS Info Updated

Did you know that not keeping your family's information current in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) could delay their access to health care? Errors can also cause delays with your claims and delivery of your prescription. Now is an important time to check your DEERS records.

April 3, 2020

Retirees/Annuitants/FSPA Payees Change your Federal Income Tax Withholding or Additional Withholding: 

Do not use IRS W-4P (Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments). Direct Access is configured to withhold federal income tax based on the information from the IRS W-4. Beginning on April 1, 2020, if you provide your information on a W-4P form, you will be asked to complete a W-4 instead so that the system will be able to recognize your request

March 24, 2020

The Armed Forces Retirement Home Offers Affordable Independent Living for Eligible Veterans!

The Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) – which offers affordable independent living to eligible veterans in its Washington, D.C., and Gulfport, Miss. locations, is now accepting applications for residency in 2020!

Most Recent Notices

Current Issue of the Long Blue Line -- Retiree Newsletter - Winter 2021New

2020 CGNRC Annual Report 

2021 COLA Memo - Retired and Survivor Pay 

Mailing Address and End-Year Tax Documents

The Long Blue Line Senior Officer Bonus Issue

Got TRICARE For Life Questions? Here’s What You Should Know

TRICARE Dental Program Enrollees Receive Annual Maximum Increase

Available Now: TRICARE Retiring from the National Guard or Reserve Brochure

Direct-Access Password Reset Guidance

TRICARE Plan Options for Young Adults

Is Your ID Card About to Expire?

A Friendly Reminder: Keep Your DEERS Info Updated

TRICARE Copayments Waived for COVID-19 Tests On or After March 18

TRICARE is Here to Help: COVID-19 Information, Resources in One Place

DoD Response to Coronavirus/COVID-19 – DoD ID Cards and Benefits Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (Adobe Acrobat/PDF File)

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coast Guard Information Site 

Fall 2020 Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) Webinar Series

Fiscal Year 2020 TAP Seminar Schedule

Get to Know Your TRICARE Dental Program

How TRICARE For Life Eligibility, Enrollment Works

Survivor Benefit Plan/Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (SBP/DIC) Offset to be Phased Out by 2023

How to Make Enrollment Changes Outside of TRICARE Open Season

Coast Guard 101 - Executive Overview Briefing

For Retiree Travel & DA Inquiries
Call: 1-866-772-8724

To Report a Death:
Call: 1-866-772-8724
Email: PPC-DG-CustomerCare@uscg.mil  

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