NARFE's Mission is to:

  • Sponsor and support legislation to protect the benefits and general welfare of all members on issues such as health benefits, retirement, and COLA increases.
  • Inform members about legislative issues, primarily dealing with retirement income, health care benefits, taxation, and cost of living adjustments or changes.
  • Strengthen the political influence of current and future federal retirees through NARFE-PAC, a political action committee.
  • Cooperate with other organizations seeking to accomplish similar legislative goals.
  • Work in partneship with the Office of Personal Management [OPM] to answer questions related to retirement benefits.
  • Foster public recognition and appreciation of government service.
  • Contribute to the well-being of local communities through volunteer service.