Retirement Services


The California Army National Guard Retirement Section provides information on benefits and entitlements to reserve Soldiers and their Families to prepare them for retirement; help Soldiers who are pending retirement and retirees understand the Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan (RCSBP)  and Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP); and assist retirees with completing their retirement pay packet.



Pre-Retirement Seminar Updates:


Policy Changes:

  • In 2019, dental and vision insurance plans for retirees and their families will be available through the Federal employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).


Blended Retirement System (BRS):

  • For more information on BRS, click here.
  • Deadline to opt-in to BRS is 31 December 2018.


Army Echoes is the Army’s official newsletter for Retired Soldiers and surviving spouses. It updates the retired Army community about changes to laws, policies, programs, and benefits that affect them. All Retired Soldiers and surviving spouses with active myPay accounts now receive Army Echoes electronically at their email address in myPay. Update your email address in myPay by visiting


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Applying for Non-Regular (M-Day) Retirement Pay

   Gray Area Retirees                    

         Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Upcoming Non-Regular (M-Day) 

Pre-Retirement Seminars


Retirement Services Information


Points of Contact


 Phone: 916-854-3105, option 5

Fax:  916-854-3210

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