Fort Detrick
Retirees

Retiree/Survivor/Family Member Resources Online

The Armed Forces Retirement Home External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

The AFRH consists of the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home (USSAH) in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Naval Home (USNH) in Gulfport, Miss. Both homes are continuing care retirement communities open to all branches of the military and provide the highest quality of residential, social and health care services to retirees and certain veterans.

Army Emergency Relief External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Fort Detrick AER Office

AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own". AER provides commanders a valuable asset in accomplishing their basic command responsibility for the morale and welfare of soldiers.

Barber Shop

Changes to your mailing address

Mailing addresses for retirees and surviving spouses are maintained at DFAS. When requesting a change by mail or FAX, contact the appropriate center listed below. Make sure all written requests are signed and include your social security number.

You may update your contact information online. External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website.

Army Echoes is mailed using the address supplied by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service's Cleveland Center (DFAS-CL) and the U.S. Army Human Resources Command. For mobilization purposes, all retirees should report address or phone number changes to HRC-St. Louis as well as changes to your ability to serve (physical condition). When requesting a change by mail or fax, contact the appropriate center listed below. Make sure all written requests are signed and include your Social Security number.

  • If in receipt of or entitled to retired pay:

    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
    U.S. Military Retired Pay
    PO Box 7130
    London, KY 40742-7130
    Phone: 1-800-321-1080 or (216) 522-5955
    FAX: 1-800-469-6559 (put SSN on all pages)
  • If in receipt of or entitled to SBP/RSFPP annuity:

    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
    U.S. Military Annuitant Pay
    PO Box 7131
    London, KY 40742-7131
    Phone: 1-800-321-1080 or (216) 522-5955
    FAX: 1-800-982-8459 (put SSN on all pages)
  • If a retired reservist not yet 60:

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command
    ATTN: AHRC-PSP-A
    1 Reserve Way
    St. Louis, MO 63132-5200
    Phone: 1-800-325-2660 or (314)592-0554
    FAX: (314)592-0582 Attn: TLM9V49

Combat Related Special Compensation

Commissary

Concurrent Retirement & Disability Payments

Delta Dental External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

This is the home page for the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program, the first and only dental benefits plan created by Congress especially for Uniformed Services retirees and their family members and administered by Delta Dental of California.

ID Card Renewal at Fort Detrick

ID Card Site Locator External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Always call the ID card site to check the hours of operation, procedures and location.

Legal Assistance

Legislative Updates

Medical Clinic (Barquist)

Military lodging: (Local Hotel/Motel)

Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Activities

Mypay External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Barquist Pharmacy

Post Exchange (Detrick)

Post Exchange (AAFES-Online) External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Post Exchange store locator External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Provost Marshall

Reporting a Retiree/Annuitant Death

  • Army: 301-677-2206/2902
  • Marine: 1-800-847-1597 or 703-784-9512
  • Navy: 1-800-368-3202 or 901-874-2501
  • Coast Guard: 1-888-708-3879, ext.3-3468 or 617-323-3468

Services Retiree Bulletin

Services Retiree Homepages

The Standard (Fort Detrick)

Social Security Administration External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Travel & Leisure Tours

Tricare:

Vehicle Registration

Veteran Affairs External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Veterans Records (DD Form 214 & Awards) External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

The National Personnel Records Center is working to make it easier for veterans with computers and Internet access to obtain copies of documents from their military files.