This page provides links to procedures for requesting retirement and for establishing your retired pay account.
Submit retirement requests to the Coast Guard Personnel Service Center (PSC):
After your retirement request is approved by CG PSC (rpm-1/opm-1/epm-1), submit your retirement package and other forms and worksheets to the Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center (PPC):
For a member with 30 or more years of service, retiring on or before January 7, 2011, the retired pay multiplier may not exceed 75-percent. The retired pay multiplier is not limited for members with 30 or more years of service who retire on or after January 8, 2011. If you are on the Temporary Disability Retired List, the minimum multiplier is 50 percent while on the TDRL.
PPC uses the method that results in the largest payment. But if you’d like to choose the other method, please send PPC your request in writing.
Read more about disability retirement calculation in DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R (FMR), Volume 7b, Chapter 3, para 030102; Disability Retirement.
Also see "PDES FINALIZATION AND POTENTIAL COAST GUARD & VETERANS BENEFITS" for disability retirement frequently asked questions.
For information concerning your final active duty pay, Leave and Earning Statement (LES), IRS Form W-2 (reporting taxable active duty wages) (use this link to request a replacement/duplicate W2) please contact PPC (SEP) at:
Toll- Free: 866-772-8724
Web Form: PPC Customer Care
Commanding Officer (SEP)
Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
444 SE Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
Delta Dental's TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TDRP) has posted a pre-retirement informational video on its website. The video is available to all the uniformed service installations and units as a resource for personnel who are about to retire, but can't get to a TAP class or preretirement briefing for one reason or another.
Reserve personnel who elect to enroll in the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) within 120 days after retirement are eligible to skip the 12-month waiting period normally required for certain TRDP benefits (such as crowns, bridges, and braces). All new enrollees seeking to obtain the waiver should submit a copy of their retirement orders along with their enrollment application.
It is important to note that as with all new retirees, the 120-day period during which a "gray area" retired Reservist or Guard member can enroll in the TRDP to qualify for the 12-month waiting period waiver begins with his/her retirement effective date, not the date he/she reaches age 60.
Eligible retirees and their family members can find answers to their questions about the program as well as enroll using Delta Dental's dedicated TRDP web site at www.trdp.org or by calling the toll-free number at (888) 838-8737.