Our mission is to provide quality service regarding benefits, entitlements, information and referral to retirees, their family as well as active duty Soldiers and their Family preparing for retirement. The Retirement Service Office (RSO) also publishes the Fort Bragg Retired Army Newsletter; advises and supports the North Carolina Army Retiree Council, and develops installation level policies and procedures for the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) program.

**  Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) Briefing Schedule (Must Be Scheduled With Your Pre-Retirement Counselor)  **

Save the Date!

Retiree Appreciation Day:  18 & 19 October 2019

Retirement Ceremony POCs:

82ND Airborne Division, G-1:  (910) 908-6380

XVIII Airborne Corps:  (910) 396-2524

Post-Retirement Service

  • Conducts detailed periodic Pre-Retirement group briefings for all retiring Soldiers
  • Counsels Soldiers and Family members concerning retirement rights, benefits, and privileges
  • Counsels/assists survivors of retired Soldiers, and Soldiers who die on active duty regarding their Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) options and entitlements, which includes counseling on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) and its relationship to SBP.
  • Publishes and mails retiree newsletter at least annually
  • Publishes periodic articles for installation and local newspapers
  • Conducts an annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD)
  • Provides information and filing assistance for the “Annuities for Certain Military Surviving Spouses” or ACMSS, also know 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 in applying for Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC)
  • Provides information to retired Soldiers on Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payments (CRDP)
  • Assists retired Soldiers and Family members in obtaining copies of lost documents (i.e., DD Form 214, retirement orders, and medical records)
  • Provides retired Soldiers and Family members with information and referrals on a myriad of benefits/entitlements including Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), TRICARE, and Social Security/Medicare benefit

Other Post-Retirement Services available:The following services are provided using Defense Retired/Annuitant Pay Systems (DRAS):

  • View retired Soldier’s pay account or annuitants pay account
  • Change allotments
  • Change beneficiary information
  • Change mailing address
  • Change bank information
  • Change tax filing and withholding status
  • Request copies of the 1099-R for tax filing purposes
  • Request copies of the Retiree Account Statement (RAS)