Off-base Fleet & Family Support Centers are Reopening in January 2022.

Beginning 03 January 2022 the Bayview Hills, Gateway Village, Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa branches will be open for in-person services.

 

Are you a retired Navy Reservist, approaching age 60 or your Retirement Pay Eligibility Date?
Visit the NPC Reserve Retirements page for information.
https://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/career/reservepersonnelmgmt/ReserveRetirements/Pages/default.aspx

Webinars from FFSC Mid Atlantic’s 2020 Retiree Summit can be found at https://www.navylifema.com/Summit 

Subjects include:

  • Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS)
  • Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program
  • Protecting You from Fraud
  • Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Transitioning from Active Duty to Retirement TRICARE
  • TRICARE 101
  • Veteran Affairs Benefits

Locations:

Facility Contact Information

Naval Base San Diego

Location: 3005 Corbina Alley, Bldg. 259, San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: (619) 556-7412
e-mail: CNRSWRAO@navy.mil

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Location: 800 Seal Beach Blvd., Bldg. 22
Phone: (562) 626-7152
e-mail: rao-nwssb@navy.mil

 

Purpose:

The RAO supports and enriches the lives of military retired personnel, their families and eligible former spouses of military retirees. The RAO serves as a liaison between local military retirees, organizations and agencies working to ensure retirees receive their benefits and entitlements earned for their military service.

Those organizations and agencies include: Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS), Board for Correction of Naval Records (BCNR) and the Veterans Administration (VA). RAOs are primarily staffed by military retirees serving as volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering at a RAO, please contact the RAO nearest to you.

 

Services Provided:

  • Benefits
  • Entitlements
  • Privileges
  • Incapacitated/Dependent (Adult Child)
  • Getting things in order checklist
  • Preparing claims:
    • Retired Serviceman’s Family Protection Plan (RSFPP)
    • Agencies supporting and providing military benefits and entitlements
    • Allotment changes
    • Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
    • Death Benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System
    • Dependency Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
    • MyPay enrollment
    • National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) to request active duty service and medical records
    • Report of Existence (ROE)
    • Survivor Benefit Plan/Program (SBP) Counseling
    • Unpaid compensation

Referrals:

  • CALVETS (California VA benefits & entitlements)
  • Change of address/direct deposit/beneficiary/state and federal tax withholdings
  • Former spouse percentage of retired pay as determined by the "Brown's Formula"
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS):
    • Form authorizing withholdings of military retired or annuity pay received (IRS forms W-4/W-4P)
    • IRS report of military retired or annuity pay received (IRS form 1099R)
  • Legal Referrals:
    • Bankruptcy
    • Wills, Trust and Probate
    • Family Law
  • Medicare, Social Security, TRICARE, Elder Abuse
  • Military Burial at Sea
  • Navy Legal, legal Aid Society Government Life Insurance
  • Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act (USFSPA)
  • U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service

Resources:

Resource

Contact Information

TRICARE for Life (TCL)

(866) 773-0404

(TDD 1-866-773-0405)

TRICARE Information Center

(877) 988-9378

NMCSD Customer Relations & Patient Relations

(619) 532-6418/16

NMCSD Foreign Language and American Sign Language

(619) 532-TALK (8255)

NMCSD Volunteer Coordinator

(619) 532-5040

NMCSD Health Benefits Advisors

(619) 532-8330/8329

Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)

(800) 538-9552

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

(800) 827-1000

Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS)

(800) 321-1080

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for Civil Service Employment/Annuity Pay

(888) 767-6738

   

Nationwide ID Lab Facilities (Your card expires when you turn 65!) Make an appointment at any ID office:

 https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil

     • ID Lab Naval Air Station North Island

(619) 545-5046

     • ID Lab Naval Base San Diego

(619) 556-9248

     • ID Lab Naval Medical Center San Diego

(619) 532-6557

   

Social Security Administration

(800) 772-1213

San Diego County Veterans Service Office

(858) 694-3222

Mail Order Pharmacy

(877) 363-1303

Burial at Sea Program, Navy & Marine Corps Mortuary Affairs Office

(866) 787-0081

NRSW Military Funeral Honors

(800) 326-9631

   

California National Cemeteries:

 

Bakersfield National Cemetery

(866) 867-2250

Miramar National Cemetery

(858) 658-7360

Riverside National Cemetery

(951) 653-8417

Sacramento Valley National Cemetery

(707) 693-2460

San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery

(209) 854-1040

California State Veterans Cemeteries and both open and closed National Cemeteries

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