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Benefits and Entitlements For Retired Members of the Reserves

As you prepare for your final transition out of uniform, or if you have already transitioned, utilize the resources found here on Employment, Education, Health and Wellness opportunities for you and your family. Once a Soldier, Always a Soldier...A Soldier For Life!

The information here can also be found at soldierforlife.army.mil. Please visit this site for a comprehensive list of information.

Quick Links to Information Resources

Retirement Planning Guide: This guide contains a large amount of information and just about every link that future retirees and retirees should be aware of. https://soldierforlife.army.mil/Documents/2022_Army_RetPlanningGde.pdf

Reserve Component Retirement FAQ: Answers to the most common questions about a non-regular retirement. https://soldierforlife.army.mil/Documents/static/Pre/Reserve_Retirement_FAQs.pdf

Retiree Account Statement (RAS): A monthly electronic Retiree Account Statement (RAS) is available to all military retirees currently receiving retirement payments. The RAS is available on myPay. Please register a civilian email address in your myPay account prior to retirement, so DFAS can send you an email reminder each month. https://mypay.dfas.mil/

Retirement Services Officers (RSOs).: RSOs are retirement specialists. For the Army National Guard , each state has an RSO and a Retirement Points Accounting Management Noncommissioned Officer (RPAM NCO) at the State Joint Force Headquarters. For Montana: https://soldierforlife.army.mil/Retirement/rso/Montana-x917

Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Cards (ID Cards): Retired Soldiers and eligible family members who are enrolled in DEERS may apply for an ID card at any military ID card issuing facility. Find the nearest facility by visiting: http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/rsl

MyArmyBenefits (MAB): Provides over 180 federal and state benefit fact sheets, organized by topic, military status, and life events. The site also offers planning calculators for retirement, survivor benefits, deployment and disability compensation estimates that are accessible using a Common Access Card (CAC) or Department of Defense Self Service Logon (DS LOGON). MAB also provides a help desk for any benefit-related questions. https://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/

Montana Army National Guard Mobile App

Download the free Montana National Guard App from either the App Store for iPhone or Google Play for Android phones.

Click HERE for instructions!