Inaugural issue of the new Coast Guard Retiree Newsletter

The CG Retiree Services Program is pleased to partner with the National Coast Guard Museum Association (NCGMA) to preserve the retiree newsletter in print form as the newly published Long Blue Line magazine.  If you haven't yet received your magazine, it should be arriving soon, but you may want to verify your mailing address by accessing your Direct-Access Self-Service account at:, "View/Change Mailing Address."   Please also click on "Change My Delivery Options" and ensure the block labeled "I elect to receive the Retiree Newsletter by mail" is checked.  If you encounter difficulties and need further assistance, please contact CG PPC, Retiree & Annuitant Services at: 866-772-8724, or by e-mail at: 


For current and archived versions of the newsletter, visit the CG-13 Newsletter Archives

All-Services Retiree Seminar - April 25, 2020
The next annual All-Services Retiree Seminar is scheduled for April 25, 2020, on Coast Guard Island in Alameda.  See this section for details.

California Veterans Benefits Summary
Attached below is the California-specific excerpt from a state-by-state breakdown of Veterans benefits.  Another source of California Veterans benefits is the site:

CG National Retiree Help Desk (NRHD)

has a toll free number: (833)224-6743

The National Retiree Help Desk (NRHD) Help Desk 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. 

Contact by phone or e-mail:

Questions concerning pay should be directed to the Pay & Personnel Center's Retiree and Annuitant Services (PPC (RAS) Branch 

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