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.

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
Retirement Ceremonies FY2020
  • 20 November 2020, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 60433
  • 22 January 2021, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 6043
  • 26 March 2021, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 6043
  • 21 May 2021, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 6043
  • 30 July 2021, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 6043
  • 17 September 2021, 1500, Cache Creek Chapel. Bldg. 6043