Retired Military & Annuitants

Defense Finance
and Accounting Service
Providing payment services of the U.S. Department of Defense

askDFAS: Get your 1099R

Military retirees and annuitants can enter their email address, update their permanent address of record, or enter a temporary mailing address and then submit a request for their 1099-R through Ask DFAS. There is no password or login needed with this method. It will take 7 to 10 business days for you to receive your1099-R at the mailing address you specify in your request.


R&A Pay establishes, maintains and pays military retirees, their surviving spouses and other family members.

Who We Are, What We Do
Who to Contact? DFAS, the VA or the Military


Retiree Newsletter
Find information about current topics and more.

Direct Deposit Required
A treasury mandate requires us to pay our customers electronically. Most military retirees and annuitants getting paper checks need to set up direct deposit. Start direct deposit now.

Direct Express® Debit Card Program provides members who do not have a bank account an alternative to payment by EFT.

Same-Sex Marriage SBP

Department of Defense issued implementing guidance extending SBP coverage to same-sex spouses of military members  and retirees.

SBP Annuitants: Requirements for the annual Certificate of Eligibility have changed. Get the latest rules and make sure your payments continue uninterrupted.

Direct Deposit Bank Account Changes
Follow these steps to avoid missing or incorrect payments!

Army AKO Email ChangeA message from Army Retirement Services: Army Knowledge Online (AKO) closure affects retirees' myPay accounts

Continued Communication with Army Retirees

A message about Army Knowledge Online from Army LTG Howard B. Bromberg, the Army G-1.


Pay Schedule

Pay Verification / Proof of Income

Survivor Benefit Plan Information


Get My 1099R

Correct My 1099R

Change My Arrears of Pay Beneficiary

Report a Retiree's Death

Report an SBP Annuitant's Death

Start or Change Direct Deposit

Change My Address

Manage My Allotments

Start International Direct Deposit



The most convenient way to manage your retirement account is through myPay, our online account management system.

myPay Login Instructions:
If you've never logged into myPay

How to request a myPay Password

If you forgot your password