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Coast Guard Foundation’s Tribute to the United States Coast Guard from Our Nation’s Capital
Oct. 27, 2020

Please join us to view the Coast Guard Foundation’s first virtual tribute event, Oct. 29 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern.

And then there were nine
Oct. 26, 2020

The Coast Guard Band has a new jazz group: the Jazz Nonet

Photo Friday: Base Kodiak MWR Program
Oct. 16, 2020

Base Kodiak teaches children the importance of being outside, active

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—A Discussion about Mental Health
Oct. 14, 2020

Please join us at 3pm today for an important conversation with one of our own active duty members, who will discuss their recovery from mental health challenges, and the resources available to us all.

Fifty Years of Tireless Service – Celebrating U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
Oct. 13, 2020

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod recently commemorated 50 years of answering the call in every combination of extreme weather.

Veterans Resources

Retiree Services Program Site
The Retiree Program contains consolidated resources regarding the National Retiree Help Desk, the Retiree newsletter, volunteer services, retiree councils, awards, benefits including survivors benefits, and many other resources.

Pay & Personnel Center Retiree & Annuitant Services
This site includes access to self-services for retirees, announcements, legal services and updates for those with retirement orders.

Direct Access Process Maps, User Guides, Tutorials, and Webinar Recordings
Find step-by-step instructions on how to completes items such as year-end tax documents and updating direct deposit information.

Department of Veteran Affairs
Access your veteran healthcare, disability, education, and records information.

Military Spouse Corporate Career Network
This non-profit organization has assisted more than 55,000 people find a new job. Their free employment training programs and job placement services are available to military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses, and caregivers of wounded war heroes.

Office of Veterans Business Development – under the Small Business Administration
Military spouses make great entrepreneurs, and small business ownership can be a flexible vocation that supports a military career. The administration supports spouses and business owners by offering counseling and training, access to capital, and disaster assistance.

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and spouses are eligible to participate.

Coast Guard Legal Assistance
Coast Guard legal assistance provide advice and counseling regarding personal legal issues for service members, dependents and retirees at no-cost. These issues may involve family law, estate planning, consumer law, landlord-tenant relations, immigration or many other topics.