Retirement/DD-214

Member Actions

‚Äč1. Complete CG-2045 60 days before departure date (on leave or last day of active duty).

2. Route the CG2045 through your command and send to P&A office.

3. Schedule an in-person appointment with your YN.

4. Review awards, length of service, qualifications, etc via Direct Access or CGBI.

5. Sign up for a Transition Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS).

6. Make a copy of your health records as soon as possible.

7. Know how to set up/sign in to Direct Access as a retiree.

8. Thoroughly read the Coast Guard Retirement Package Information.

9. Review the Retirement Pay Calculator and the Retirement Pay Differences Chart.