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Apply for Council Membership

 Membership on the SECNAV Retiree Council is normally for three years with an annual reappointment.  To maintain continuity, about one-third of Council members are newly appointed each year.  Applicants for membership are customarily solicited in the Spring or Summer. Interested applicants should follow the instructions provided below.  Appointments are announced early each calendar year.

Follow the instructions below and attach a one-page resume and photograph (head and shoulders).  The one-page resume must include:

  • basic contact information (mailing address, phone number(s), email address(es))
  • one paragraph highlighting applicant's military career, including highest rank achieved, military specialty, total years active duty, total years of Reserve service (if applicable), service entry date, and retirement date
  • one paragraph highlighting post-military civilian career to include current civilian position held and number of years spent in civilian career; and 
  • education to include degree(s) and field of study.

For Navy Applicants mail applications to:
  Navy Retired Activities OPNAV N170C
  5620 Integrity Drive
  Millington, TN 38055-6200

For Marine Corps Applicants mail applications to:
  Head Retired Activities Section
  MM Division, Separation and Retirement Branch
  (Attn: Mr. Combs)
  3280 Russell Roads
  Quantico, VA 22134