The Hawaii Army Soldier For Life Council is a volunteer organization of Army retirees, veterans, family members and significant others dedicated to supporting the Soldier for Life mission by advocating Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Department of Veterans Affairs, state and local government and veteran service organizations to adopt policies, implement programs, enhance services, and provide information that support the needs of Soldier for Life community.

Retiree Council

  • Primary Council Members
    • Paul Belczak, Co-Chairperson
    • Bob Harter, Co-Chairperson
    • Luisa Montgomery, Chief, Retirement Services
  • Membership

Upcoming Events

  • Virtual Retiree Appreciation Day, Nov. 7
  • Launch of Soldier for Life Council Facebook Group, TBD

Retirement Services Office

Contact retirement services for retirement pay inquiries, update direct deposit, updating Survivor Benefit Plan elections, assist with widow annuity claims, address updates, certificate of eligibility, and income verification letter.

Soldier Support Center
Retirement Services Office
Bldg. 750, Rm. 122
(808) 655-1514/(808) 655-5384/(808) 655-1585

Retiree Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter via email, please email your request to with the subject line “Subscribe”. Your request is your consent to add your email to the distribution list to receive the Hawaii Army Soldier for Life Council newsletter. Your email address will not be released to any third party and will be used strictly for the distribution of the newsletter that is published twice a year. You may unsubscribe at any time.

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