Retired Services Office

Military Retirees Volunteering to assist Active and Retired Military Personnel and their immediate Families with Entitlements and Benefits

Assistance With:

  • Reporting the Death of a Retired Member
  • Retired Pay Problems and Address/Allotment Changes
  • Retired Serviceman’s Family Protection Plan (RSFPP)
  • Survivor Benefit Plan ( SBP)
  • Claims for Unpaid Compensation
  • Death benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System
  • All types of Government Life Insurance (SGLI, VGLI, NSLI)

Referrals On:

  • Veteran Affairs: Health Care Enrollment, Burial Benefits, Service connected Disability Claims, etc.
  • Tri Care
  • Medicare
  • Social Security
  • Legal Issues: Wills, Trusts, Probate, Bankruptcy, Family Law, Legal Separation/Divorces
  • U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service
  • Education Opportunities (GI Bill)
  • Internal Revenue Service: Tax Preparation and Financial Management Issues
  • Dependency Indemnity Compensation
  • Government Life Insurance
  • National Personnel Records: Military Records: Board of Correction of Naval Records
  • Federal and Private Sector Employment Opportunities
  • Retirees’ Rights under Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act (PL97-252)
  • DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Services)
  • Dependency Indemnity Compensation (DIC)


The Retired Services Office is staffed by military retirees volunteers, if you are interested in volunteering, please call (619) 524-5301 or e-mail us at for details.

Retired Services Office
Building 14
Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
(619) 524-5301
(Call anytime to leave a message)

Monday – Friday
0900 – 1200

Service Philosophy

Marine & Family Programs’ goal is a foundation of readiness and resiliency. We reinforce that foundation with personalized service, and an innovative approach.

We hold as our guiding principles, that:
• We Do the Right Thing
• Our Mission is You
• There is No Wrong Door

Mission: To provide tools and resources which promote a ready and resilient Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Vision: To enrich lives through a comprehensive array of innovative programs and services