NAS Whidbey Island Community
Retired Activities Office (RAO)
The Retired Activities Office (RAO) is in Building 13 on the Seaplane Base. The all-volunteer staff is dedicated to keeping retirees and their families apprised of their benefits and informed of changes to policies and legislation. The greatest service provided by the RAO is assistance to new widows, including initial death reports and subsequent applications to the Defense Finance Accounting Service. Processing of Veterans Affairs and Social Security applications and benefits is also provided. Assistance is extended to all branches of the military. Volunteers are always sought to help at the RAO. Current hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon Monday and Wednesday, call to verify hours.