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Retirement Services Officer


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Services provided by this office

Retiree Counsel
VA DisabilityDA SBP Brief
Online Briefing

Counsels and assists survivors of retired Soldiers, and survivors of Soldiers who die on active duty regarding their SBP options, entitlements, and the proper processing of their SBP elections, which includes counseling on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) and its relationship to SBP.

Conducts an annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD), as follows:

  • Provides information and filing assistance for the "Annuities for Certain Military Surviving Spouses" or ACMSS, also known as "Forgotten Widows."
  • Provides information and assistance to Soldiers, spouses, and former spouses regarding the Uniformed Services Former Spouse’s Protection Act (USFSPA).
  • Assists retired Soldiers and family members in obtaining copies of lost documents (i.e., DD Form 214, retirement orders, and medical records); re-issuance of military awards.
  • Assists surviving family members of deceased retirees with documentation pertinent to filing claims with other Government Agencies and Retired Pay Operation – Cleveland, OH, and of available benefits.
  • Provides retired Soldiers and families with information and referral on a myriad of other benefits / entitlements including Veterans Affairs (VA), TRICARE medical / dental; Social Security / Medicare benefits and others.
  • The Retirement Services Offices periodically publishes retiree related articles in installation and local newspapers.

Online Briefing

We are now offering you an opportunity to have your Retirement briefing online. Please insure you read through this information carefully, because missing something important can be the difference in a smooth successful Retirement versus a Retirement that is less than optimal. We, the Transitions Team, want to make your Retirement experience to be a successful stress free experience.

New --- Blended Retirement System

Other Post-Retirement Services available

The following services are provided using the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Cleveland (DFAS-CL) Defense Retired / Annuity Pay System (DRAS):

  • View retired Soldier’s pay account
  • View annuitant’s pay account
  • Change allotments
  • Change beneficiary information
  • Change bank information
  • Change tax filing and withholding status
  • Request copies of the 1099-R form for tax filing purposes
  • Request copies of Retired Account Statement