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Program Manager: Robert C. Hinds

Phone: 1-202-475-5451

Email: Robert.C.Hinds@uscg.mil

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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 7, 2021

TRICARE Health Coverage Options for Young Adults

Is your child graduating from college this year? Or, are they a recent graduate? This is typically a time of transitions, whether to a new job, home, or city. It's also a time for many new graduates to transition to their own independent health care coverage. If your child is one of them, TRICARE Young Adult is one of several health care coverage options that may fit their needs.

May 27, 2021

Eligible for TRICARE For Life? What This Means for Your Family’s Coverage

Will you be turning age 65 this year? Your TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage begins on the first day you have both Medicare Part A and Part B. Here's a look at what you need to know about TFL and what happens to your family's TRICARE coverage once you become eligible for TFL benefits.

May 26, 2021

Coast Guard adopts DoD form for retired pay accounts

CG Form 4700, Coast Guard, PHS & NOAA Retired Pay Account Worksheet and Survivor Benefit Plan Election is being phased out. Coast Guard, PHS and NOAA personnel will join their DoD counterparts and begin using DD Form 2656, Data for Payment of Retired Personnel to establish their retired pay accounts at the Pay & Personnel Center.

May 26, 2021

How to open the DD-2656 and other advanced PDF forms on a CG standard workstation.

Many people will try opening a PDF form and find that they get an error that says "Please wait." This is not a problem with the form but has to do with the set-up of your computer's browser as the default for opening Adobe Acrobat forms. Many computers use the browser's built-in PDF viewer as the default for opening Adobe forms, but the browser's viewer cannot handle the macros built into the form. The simple solution to this problem is to save the form to your computer and then open the form by starting Acrobat Reader DC (from the start menu) and use it to open the form from its saved location. This should open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC rather than your browser, allowing full functionality.

Most Recent Notices

Long Term Care Benefits for the Uniformed Services New

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

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  

Master Decedent Affairs Officer & Military Funeral Honors Coordinator Roster

Federal Benefits Contractors and Non-Government Organizations

Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS

PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation

Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
Reserve Voice E-Newsletter
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Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

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