Retirement Services

Air National Guard: State Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet


Staff at Airman and Family Readiness Centers  provide counseling to Service members, Veterans, and Family members on their rights, benefits and entitlements,  assist with Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) elections, assist with Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan (RCSBP) elections and  keep the retiree population informed of law and benefit changes.  Air Force Retiree Services provides assistance and services to Retirees.


State Active Duty is not creditable service toward an Air Force federal retirement as the Service member is employed by the states and not the Federal Government. Examples of State Active Duty not covered are Governor Call-up for flood, hurricane or earthquake assistance.

Additional Information

Air Force Retiree Services:

Air Force’s Personnel Center

Air Force Retiree Activities Program, AFI 36-3106:

Air Force Retirement Council:

For National Archives Military Records Request information:

DoD Transition Assistance Program:

DoD Instruction 1332.35, Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for Military Personnel

Document Review Date: 01 September 2021