RSO assist Soldiers and their families before retirement, during the transition and after retirement. The RIARNG RSO assists Army National Guard and Army Reserve (retired Soldiers only), Retired Soldiers, and Surviving Spouses.
SGT Mayra A. Raposo
Joint Force Headquarters
Rhode Island National Guard
Command Readiness Center
645 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920-3097
Office: (401) 275-4144
The HRC website provides information on Reserve Component Retirements such as the current value of a point, calculating retired pay, earning retirement points, types of retirement plans based on your DIEMS, RCSBP coverage and cost, reduced age retirements, CRSC and CRDP, how to apply for reserve retirement and much more.
ATTN TAGD (AHRC-PDP-TR)
US Army Human Resources Command
1600 Spearhead Division Avenue Dept. 482
Fort Knox, KY 40122-5402
Toll Free: (888)276-9472
This website provides answers to questions about your benefits such as retirement, federal benefits, state/territory benefits, survivor benefits, deployment, disability and more. You can plan for retirement by viewing personalized retirement reports using the retirement and survivor benefits calculator that allow you to perform “what-if” exercises to see how your benefits might change.
Toll Free: (888) 721-2769
The purpose and objective of the RING Retiree Association is to provide benefit information to military Retirees, maintain the camaraderie of the military, and offer services to fellow member as the need arise. Membership dues are five dollars annually that allow quarterly Retiree Updater to be mailed to members home. The association also holds quarterly meetings that are held at Schofield Armory with guest speakers from various Veteran/National Guard support agencies.
Robert Urquhart, President, LTC (Ret)
Army Echoes is the U.S. Army’s official news for Retired Soldiers, surviving spouses and their families. The mission is to educate Retired Soldiers about their benefits and changes within the U.S. Army and to urge Retirees to remain Soldier for Life, representing the Army in their civilian communities. Retired Soldiers receive Echoes by email through the email address that is on file at myPay. Echoes apps are available for Android devices as well.
Army Echoes Editor
251 18th Street South
Arlington, VA 22202-3531
DFAS provides payment services of the U.S. Department of Defense. Under the Retired Military & Annuitants tab individuals can find information such as forms used for retirement actions, how to apply for retirement, how to manage your retirement, disability entitlements, survivors and beneficiaries, how to deport a Retiree’s death, and much more.
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
U.S. Military Retired Pay
8899 E 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249-1200
Toll Free: (800) 321-1080
BRS Opt-in Course (2hr crs) is available through JKO http://jko.jfcom.mil/. Members of the Army who elect to opt-in, will be able to do so after completing the course and then logging onto MyPay on or after January1st, 2018 to make their election.