Resources for Retirees

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APL’s reputation for excellence was forged by the many individuals who spent their careers at the Laboratory. We are proud that these former staffers remain vital and important members of the APL community. Their ideas, hard work, and dedication are carried forward in the many innovations made at the Laboratory over the past decades — advances that have expanded our knowledge and made our nation safer.

Contact the APL Staff Benefits Office at 240-228-2199, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (ET).

If you are a retiree or a retiree’s spouse and have questions about any of the following topics, please contact the APL Staff Benefits Office to speak with a staff member.

  • Health insurance
  • Pension plans
  • Death and survivor benefits
  • Address changes
  • Any related retirement matters

Additional Contact Information for Retirees

Report Address Changes
Staff Benefits Office

Medical Insurance Billing Questions
General Accounting Office
240-228-5657 or 443-778-5657

Retirees Homecoming
Public Affairs

Medical Insurance Coverage Questions
Staff Benefits Office
240-228-2199 or 443-778-2199

APL Recreation Office
Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
240-228-8933 or 443-778-8933

1-800-718-7204 (option 3, option 2)

All Questions about Retirement Accounts
Staff Benefits Office

Delta Dental
1-800-718-7204 (option 3, option 7, option 2)

Death and Survivor Benefit Questions
Staff Benefits Office
240-228-9814 or 443-778-9814

APL Advances

APL Advances is a monthly newsletter from APL that shares the Lab’s recent advancements and critical contributions via email. Subscribers who are also APL retirees will receive an “In Memoriam” section in the newsletter once every few months. If you are a retiree and would like to receive APL Advances, please sign up via the form below.

Please note that filling out the form will only add your information to (or update your information with) the Lab’s email newsletter. Retirees who wish to update or change their information for other communications from the Lab, such as event invitations, will also need to contact APL’s Staff Benefits Office using the contact information provided above.

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