Mission Statement

The Retirement Services Office (RSO) counsels and assists active duty Soldiers, Retirees, widows, widowers, survivors, and Family members from all branches of service concerning rights, benefits, and entitlements. Pre-retirement Orientation and Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) briefings are also conducted for Soldiers and Family members to attend. Annually Fort Sill hosts a 3 day Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) event open to all branches of service. You are encouraged to write, call, or visit the Retirement Service Office whenever the need arises.

Address, Hours of Operation, Phone

BLDG 4700 Mow-Way Road

Suite 123N

Fort Sill, OK 73503

(580) 442-4251

Hours: M-F 0830-1130/1230-1600

Closed: Tuesdays Mornings 0830-1130

Closed daily: 1400-1600 - Appointments Only

Closed: Federal Holidays

Pre-Retirement Services
  • Process retirement applications for forwarding to Human Resources Command
  • Coordinate attendance at retirement ceremonies
  • Conduct detailed monthly Pre-retirement Orientation Briefings (highly encourage spouses to attend)
  • SBP group briefings for all retiring Soldiers and their spouse (mandated by law)
  • Counsel Soldiers and Family members on retirement rights, benefits, and privileges
  • Assist retiring Soldiers and Family members in completing the DD Form 2656 (Data for Payment of Retired Personnel)
Post-Retirement Services
  • Counsel survivors of retired Soldiers and survivors of Soldiers who die on active duty on their SBP options and entitlements and processing procedures for their SBP elections, including counseling on Department of Veterans Affairs Dependency and Indemnity Compensation and its relationship to SBP
  • Publish annual Retiree newsletter
  • Conduct annual Retiree Appreciation Days
  • Provide filing assistance for the “Annuities for Certain Military Surviving Spouses” (ACMSS), also known as “Forgotten Widows”
  • Provide assistance to Soldiers, spouses, and former spouses regarding the Uniformed Services Former Spouse’s Protection Act (USFSPA)
  • Advise retired Soldiers in understanding and applying for Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC)
  • Provide information to retired Soldiers on Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payments (CRDP)
  • Assist retired Soldiers and Family members in obtaining copies of lost documents (i.e., DD Form 214, retirement orders, and medical records); reissuance of military awards; issuance of military ID cards
  • Provide retired Soldiers and their Families information and referrals on a myriad of other benefits/entitlements, including Veterans Affairs, TRICARE medical/dental; Social Security/Medicare benefits; and others
Additional Services
  • Viewing retired Soldier’s pay account
  • Viewing annuitant’s pay account
  • Assisting with allotment changes
  • Assistance with change of beneficiary information
  • Update mailing addresss
  • Assist with change of bank information
  • Change tax filing and withholding status
  • Request copies of the 1099-R from for tax filing purposes
  • Request copies of the Retired Account Statement
RAD News Bulletin 2022.pdf
Upcoming Date: This year's RAD is scheduled for September 21-22, 2023.
Held every 1st Tuesday of the month @ 0845-1600 in Room 216, Bldg, 4700 Mow-Way Road, Fort Sill, OK:

*Note: Recommended that Retirees bring their Spouses
May 2, 2023 June 6, 2023 July 5, 2023
August 1, 2023 September 5, 2023 October 3, 2023
November 7, 2023 December 5, 2023

All ceremonies will be held at the Old Post Quadrangle (OPQ) the alternate site for inclement weather will be the Rhinehart Fitness Center.

Retirees will have to attend mandatory dress rehearsal on the day of the ceremony and will need to report one hour prior to the start of the ceremony to check in and receive final instructions

2024 Ceremony:
  • 251400JAN24 Full Dress Rehearsal
  • 260900JAN24 Setup Inclement Weather location (if required)
  • 261200JAN24 Final Rehearsal with Retirees
  • 261400JAN24 Installation Retirement Ceremony
March 2024 Ceremony:
  • 211400MAR24 Full Dress Rehearsal
  • 220900MAR24 Setup Inclement Weather location (if required)
  • 221200MAR24 Final Rehearsal with Retirees
  • 221400MAR24 Installation Retirement Ceremony
May 2024 Ceremony:
  • 161400MAY24 Full Dress Rehearsal
  • 170900MAY24 Setup Inclement Weather location (if required)
  • 171200MAY24 Final Rehearsal with Retirees
  • 171400MAY24 Installation Retirement Ceremony
July 2024 Ceremony:
  • 251400JUL24 Full Dress Rehearsal
  • 260900JUL24 Setup Inclement Weather location (if required)
  • 261200JUL24 Final Rehearsal with Retirees
  • 261400JUL24 Installation Retirement Ceremony
September 2024 Ceremony:
  • 191400SEP24 Full Dress Rehearsal
  • 200900SEP24 Setup Inclement Weather location (if required)
  • 201200SEP24 Final Rehearsal with Retirees
  • 201400SEP24 Installation Retirement Ceremony

Ceremony Photo Galleries