Army Retirement Services, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), provides information on benefits and entitlements to active duty Soldiers and Families preparing for retirement and to Retired Soldiers and Families through Army installation Retirement Services Officers (RSO), the pilot Army Reserve RSO at Ft Snelling, MN, and ARNG State RSOs. In accordance with AR 600-8-7, Army Retirement Services develops Army policy and procedures for the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) program; publishes the HQDA bulletin for the Retired Soldier, Army Echoes; develops policy for the operation of the Army Retirement Services Program; and administers the Army Chief of Staff's (CSA) Retiree Council.
Effective 30 April 2022, the Fort Drum Retirement Service Office (RSO) is providing retirement services to the Watervliet Arsenal area Retired Soldiers, Surviving Spouses and their Families. All services that were offered at the arsenal are offered by Fort Drum, New York.
Retired Services Contacts
(315) 772-6434 / 6339Link to Fort Drum RSO website