G1 Retirement Office


The California Army National Guard Retirement Section provides information on benefits and entitlements to reserve Soldiers and their Families to prepare them for retirement and to help better understand the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP).

Upcoming Non Regular (M-Day) Pre-Retirement Seminars

12 May 2018 – Sacramento, CA

11 August 2018 – Fresno, CA


Registration for the 12 May 2018 seminar will close on 4 May 2018.  Click here to register.. Please see additional documentation for the event:


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 https://mypay.dfas.mil/mypay.aspx.

The newest edition of Army Echoes is available here.

Did you know the Army publishes articles to the Army Echoes Blog 3-5 days a week?  These are the same types of articles published in the Army Echoes Newsletter.  Read the blog at https://soldierforlife.army.mil/retirement/blog.

Program Pages

Points of Contact

​Non-Regular (M-Day)

Retirement Team E-Mail:ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jfhq-g1-epr@mail.mil

Team Phone Number:
(916) 854-3150,  option 5

Team Fax Number:
(916) 854-3210

DFAS Military Retired and Annuitant Pay:
(800) 321-1080

DFAS Retired Pay (fax):
(800) 469-6559

DFAS Annuitant/Survivor Pay (fax):
(800) 982-8459

DFAS Claims for non-receipt of payment (fax):
(216) 522-5898

HRC Toll Free Line:
(888) 276-9472

HRC Reserve Retired Pay Branch:
(502) 613-8950

Dept of VA:
(800) 827-1000

DEERS/DMDC Support Office: (800) 538-9552; (866) 363-2883 for hearing impaired