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

Our Mission: To provide assistance to eligible active duty, retirees, spouses, dependents, widows, widowers, former spouses and veterans in solving personal affairs concerning benefits, entitlements and privileges resulting from their military service. To assist active duty Soldiers requesting retirement, survivor benefit briefings to retiring Soldiers. To assist with transition from active duty to retirement and assists retirees with changes dealing with retirment pay operations. To assist Widows with application for retirement benefits.

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

***New Web Links***

  • 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 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

2019 Retiree Appreciation Days:  6-7 September 2019

2020 Retiree Appreciation Days:  11-12 September 2020

Due to COVID-19 the Retiree Appreciation Days scheduled for 11-12 Sep 20 will be modified this year, by conducting only a virtual Town Hall.  More information on the virtual Town Hall will be released at a later date.