Correcting records


Q. My wife is my beneficiary, and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service has her date of birth wrong. How do I get it corrected?

A. You’ll have to write DFAS-Cleveland Center, 1240 E. 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44199-2005, provide them with a copy of your wife’s birth certificate, and ask them to correct your records.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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