Monthly Archives: October 2011

How to Report a Retiree’s Death

Courtesy of Shift Colors Navy retired pay ends when the retiree dies. Survivors must promptly report a retiree’s death to help avoid delays and possible financial hardship to surviving annuitant beneficiaries, family members or executors who will be required to … Continue reading

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Ready Reference Contact Information

Courtesy of “Shift Colors“ Air Force Retiree Services: (800) 531-7502; http://www.retirees.af.mil Arlington National Cemetery: (703) 607-8000; http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org Armed Forces Retirement Home: (800) 422-9988; http://www.afrh.gov  Army & Air Force Exchange Service: (214) 312-2011; http://www.aafes.com   Army Retired Services: (703)325-9158; http://www.armyg1.army.mil/retire Burial … Continue reading

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When Your Disability Rating Changes

If you are rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), please check your Retiree Account Statement to make sure your disability rating on file with DFAS is correct. If you have recently received an upgraded rating, and have not … Continue reading

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Permanent Housing Help Coming to Thousands of Homeless Vets

Courtesy Department of Veterans Affairs U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced that HUD will provide $46.2 million to public housing agencies in all 50 states and the … Continue reading

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This Is Church

This is Church Lately it seems as though we’re getting a little confused about what church really is. It’s not a…

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Retiree Reference Guide

The below link will provide you with most of the contact information you could need as a retiree or a veteran. http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/reference/publications/shiftcolors/Pages/Story21.aspx Thank you and God bless. Ancil Jones DAV Ch 26 Havelock Sr. Vice Commander/Service Officer 252-349-0006 Nc26mail@davfrat.org Thank … Continue reading

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Who should I contact; DFAS, VA or my branch of service?

DFAS Retired and Annuitant (R&A) Pay DFAS R&A Pay is primarily a payroll office. We establish and maintain military retired pay and annuity accounts, and issue monthly payments to both military retirees and their eligible survivors. * Regular and Reserve … Continue reading

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