The Fort Meade Retirement Service Office and Transition Service Office mission is to provide quality transition services to all Fort Meade Soldiers transitioning from the military - Expiration Term of Service (ETS), Retirement and Administrative Separations (Chapter). Our offices prepares Soldiers and their Families for retirement, assist survivors of Soldiers who die on active duty, and serve Retired Soldiers, surviving spouses, and their Families until death in order to comply with federal laws, encourage Retired Soldiers to be Soldiers For Life, and improve recruiting and retention. Pre and Post retirement services are provided to Soldiers in our geographical area of operations.