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Instructions for Retiring Army AGR Soldiers

What you need to do before retiring:

  1. Use this retirement checklist to assist you in completing all requirements.
  2. Letter requesting retirement sent through chain of command to MNHF-AGR, JFHQ Latham, NY 12110
  3. Contact Unit Admin - SGLV, DD93, and Enlisted Records Brief (ERB)/Officer Records Brief (ORB).
  4. You must complete the multi-day Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) briefing at one of the following locations:
    • Saratoga Springs (Fleet Family Center)
      518-886-0200 ext. 142
    • Fort Hamilton
    • Fort Drum

    You may also register at your local Active Army facility by visiting the ACAP Express website: https://www.acapexpress.army.mil

  5. Get a retirement physical at one of the following locations:
    FORT DRUM: (315) 774-1117 / 2778
    WEST POINT: (845) 938-7992 / 7993
  6. Submit your DA 31 for 20 days Permissive Temporary Duty (PTDY) (if granted by commander) and a second DA 31 for your transitional leave, ending on your retirement date.
  7. DA Form 4187 requesting transfer to retired reserves (If Applicable).
  8. Request your medical records from the records custodian in MEDCOM (518) 270-1549, Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, NY. You will need to bring your medical records to your retirement physical and final out-processing.
  9. When you go for final out-processing, you also need to bring your CAC card and know your pin.

MNHF-AGR will do for you:

  1. Consolidate your Active duty/AGR orders and DD214's
  2. Get your updated RPAS statement.
  3. Schedule your final retirement briefing the authorized Transition Center, before the start of your leave.
  4. Send all documents to specified Transition Center for processing before you get there.
  5. Complete your retirement orders and forward orders to Soldier and specified Transition Center.

All retirement inquiries,
please contact:
SFC Matthew Starr
Phone: (518) 786-4703
Email: matthew.j.starr3.mil@mail.mil

© NYS DMNA: NYNG Human Resources - Information for Retiring Army AGR Soldiers
URL: http://dmna.ny.gov/hro/?id=retirement
Page Last Modified: 07 Jul 15
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