Reserve Retirement Connections
Members eligible for Reserve retirement must request retired pay from the military department in which they last served. Payment is not made until requested. All departments will use the DD Form 2656 to process the retirement application for reservists and national guard members.
|Retirement Services Office – Ft. McCoy
Retiree Military Personnel Division
S. "M" Street (Bldg 1441)
Ft. McCoy, WI 54656-5141
(608) 388-3716 1-800-452-0923
Retiree Activities Office - Milwaukee
Department of the Air Force
The Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard will need to complete their retirement packet to be eligible for retirement pay at age 60, or earlier if service in a hazardous duty area after 2008. Reserve and National Guard retirees who are approaching retirement age and had transferred to the Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC) will receive a packet in the mail. If you elected to be discharged you will need to request a packet. The address for pack request and to return the packet to is below, this address is used for all retirement application processing.
HQ ARPC / DPTTR
18420 E. SILVER CREEK AVE
BLDG 390, MS68
BUCKLEY AFB, CO
Air Force veterans completing 20 years of active duty will complete their retirement packet prior to their retirement separation.
US Army and Army National Guard
The Department of the Army Human Resources Command (USA HRC) processes retirement for Army Reserve and Army National Guard members when they are reaching retirement age. A checklist is available to assist grey area retirees in processing their request for retirement. The second page of the checklist is the DD Form 108 that must have parts filled out before submission. To apply for retirement benefits the entire checklist and copies of all documents must be forwarded to USA HRC.
The Army HRC will process component retirements to ensure soldiers eligible for retirement pay are processed correctly. Your National Guard or Reserve retirement will be converted to an Army retirement by HRC. Submit application by using one of the methods below:
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMAND
ATTN: AHRC PDP TR
1600 SPEARHEAD DIVISION AVENUE DEPT 482
FORT KNOX, KY 40122
The application may also be emailed or faxed: Please ensure you are encrypting your email to prevent your identity from being stolen.
Scan and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(File must be less than 3 megs)
Department of the Navy
The Navy Reserves has published a how to guide for Navy reserve grey area retirees to help Navy reservists complete the required documents for retirement.
Mail all forms with original signatures to:
Navy Personnel Command (PERS-921E)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055