MISSION: The mission of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Retirement Services Office along with the Garrison Retiree Soldiers Council is to provide Retired Service Members and their Families with a means of participating and communicating with the Active Army to maintain current knowledge of benefits and entitlements and to inform the Retiree Community of upcoming events of interest.

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach supports:

Ansbach, Ansbach-Landkreis, Aschafenburg, Bad Kissingen, Bad Windsheim, Bamberg, Bamberg-Landkreis, Bayreuth, Coberg, Coberg-Landkreis, Donau-Ries, Eichsfeid, Eisenach, Erfurt Erlangen, Erlangen-Hochstadt, Forchheim, Fulda, Fürth, Gotha, Gunzenhausen, Hassberge, Heidenheim, Hildburghausen, Hohenlohekreis, Ilm-Kreis, Jena, Kitzingen, Kronach, Kulmbach, Kyffhäuserkreis, Lichtenfels, Main-Spessart, Main-Tauber-Kreis, Mersburg-Querfurt, Miltenberg, Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Nordhausen, Nürnberg, Rhon-Grabfeld, Roth, Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Saale-Orla-Kreis, Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Schmalkalden-Meinngen, Schwabach, Schwäbisch Hall, Schweinfurt, Sommerda, Sonneberg, Suhl, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Wartburg-Kreis, Weimar, Weissenburg, Welmar, Würzburg, Würzburg-Landkreis

Request for Military Funeral Honors:

All requests for Military Funeral Honors, please provide a copy of the DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty or an official honorable discharge certificate of the deceased to the Casualty Assistance Office as soon as possible. All funeral requests should be received 48 hours prior to the Military Funeral Honors being rendered.


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Contact the VA:  to obtain copies of DD Form 214, DD Form 220 (Active Duty Report), retirement orders, and medical records; and reissued military awards

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Garrison Defense Enrollment Eligibility Report (DEERS) and ID Card Office
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Social Security
The Federal Benefits Unit and Social Security Administration are located with the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt Germany
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Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD)

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