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.
Questions concerning pay should be directed to the Pay & Personnel Center's Retiree and Annuitant Services (PPC (RAS) Branch
1-785-339-3415 -- 0730-1600 M-F
How do I report a change in financial institution, account number or change of address?
Commanding Officer (RAS)
U. S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 SE Quincy Street
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
Toll Free: 1-866-772-8724
Commercial - 1-785-339-2200
You may request a copy of your service record by calling, e-mailing, or writing the National Archives.
National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132
RADM Jeff Hathaway
Click to Contact by Email
MCPO Kevin Isherwood,
Click to Contact by Email
The Coast Guard National Retiree Council (CGNRC) was chartered in 1982.
Represents: their respective Coast Guard military retiree communities and informs appropriate Coast Guard leadership regarding retiree issues.
Meet: annually to prepare and submit an annual report to the Commandant through his executive agent.
Annual report: may include information regarding the effectiveness of the Retiree Services Program and improvements to retirement transition, pay, benefits, privileges, veterans’ affairs, retiree quality of life, and other Coast Guard military retiree community matters.
Since August of 2013: the CGNRC annual meeting are in Washington, DC.
Purpose: of the meeting was to discuss the new retiree services instruction 1800.5G.
Recommendations: were offered by the following three standing CGNRC Committees:
Briefed By: Coast Guard Internal and external staff and organizations, which generally related to their roles in the new CG Retiree Services Program.
Next annual CGNRC meeting: 2019 at CGHQ.
For more information about the CACGRC, or to get our electronic Newsletter, please email one of the Co-Chairs listed below.
North East Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Kevin Brown, CGRetireeNorthEast@gmail.com
Tom Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: Base Boston
Capital Area Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
David Bernstein, email@example.com
John Milkiewisz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Capital Area CG Retiree Council (CACGRC) website
Sponsor: Base NCR
Yorktown Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Al Buechler, email@example.com
David Bunch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: TRACEN Yorktown
East Central FL Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Jacksonville FL Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Miami FL Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Tampa Bay FL Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
San Juan PR/USVI Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Central Gulf Coast Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Pensacola FL Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
New Orleans Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
St Louis Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Sector Ohio Valley Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Cleveland Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Northern CA Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Northwest Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Hawaii Retiree Council / Co-Chairs
Kodiak AK Retiree Council / Co-Chairs