Authority to determine coverage is delegated to the Department of the Interior (DOI). The Bureau FF/LEO Retirement Specialist works with employees and servicing personnel offices to submit recommendations for coverage to DOI.


General Information

Provides a summary of information pertaining to the special provisions for Firefighter and Law Enforcement Officers (FF/LEO) retirement issues, information on making deposits for temporary or nondeduction service and redeposits for which past retirement contributions were refunded, and copies of Past Newsletters.

DOI Claim Information


General Guidelines for Submitting Positions and Individual Claims for Determination of FF/LEO Special Retirement.

USFS Claim Information

Link to the USDA, Forest Service Homepage which provides Guidelines for Submitting Positions and Individual Claims to the Forest Service for Determination of FF/LEO Special Retirement.