Servicing more than 15,000 Army Retirees and 2,600 Widows and Widowers in our area of responsibility.

Our Mission:  Provide assistance to eligible active duty, Retired Soldiers, spouses, dependents, widows, widowers, former spouses, and veterans in solving personal affairs concerning benefits, entitlements, and privileges resulting from their military service. Assist active duty Soldiers requesting retirement and conducts Survivor Benefit Counseling to retiring Soldiers. Assist with transition from active duty to retirement- and assist Retired Soldiers with changes dealing with retirement pay operations.

Everything you need to know about Retiree and Veteran Services:

The Retirement Services Office at Fort Leonard Wood appreciates your dedicated years of service to our country. Whether you are retired or in the preliminary planning stages of retirement, we are eager to help you navigate through each step.

Additionally, we assist current retirees with a broad array of retirement questions. If we cannot help you in our office, we will point you in the right direction connecting you with the right agency/people for your retirement question or concern. Fort Leoanrd Wood's retirement office is here to help!

Our services consist of:

  • Pre Retirement planning — Pre-Retirement Counseling, SBP/RCSBP Counseling and Retirement Literature

    https://soldierforlife.army.mil/RETIREMENT/RETIREMENT-PLANNING

  • Post Retirement support — Retirement Services Office (RSO), Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD), Newsletters, Assistance with pay, ID Cards, SBP and other benefits information

Effective Wednesday, 30 November 2022, Retirement Services Office will be closed on Wednesdays.

2023 Retiree Appreciation Days:  8-9 September 2023

DO NOT SUBMIT ANY REQUESTS FOR RETIREMENT TO THE flwrso@mail.mil MAILBOX

  • Retirement Planning -

               https://soldierforlife.army.mil/RETIREMENT/RETIREMENT-PLANNING

  • Survivor Benefit Plan -

               https://soldierforlife.army.mil/Retirement/survivor-benefit-plan

Helpful documents:

 

Fort Leonard Wood Pre-Retirement Brief Dates:

     14 Feb 23, 13 June 23, 10 Oct 23

     13 Feb 24, 11 June 24, 8 Oct 24

Fort Leonard Wood Retiree Council Minutes Quarterly:

     15 Nov 2017, 21 Feb 18, 16 May 18, 15 Aug 18, 14 Nov 18

     20 Feb 19, 15 May 19 & 21 Aug 19

Upcoming dates:

     15 Feb 23, 17 May 23, 16 Aug 23, 15 Nov 23

 

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