WELCOME BOP RETIREES AND ASSOCIATE
This is the official website for the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Retirees and Associate Members. The Federal Prison Retirees Association (FPRA) does not lobby for increases in benefits for retired employees, nor does it conflict with any other group organized for the purpose of extending benefits to retirees through legislation. Membership eligibility includes: retired BOP employees, retired Public Health Service (PHS) employees who spent at least 15 years of service with the BOP and is receiving an annuity as a PHS retiree, and former BOP employees who have rights to a deferred annuity. This includes a surviving spouse of a deceased retiree from the BOP or PHS. Membership is available to an active duty employee and their spouse. However, Associate Members cannot vote or participate in the operation of the FPRA.
The FPRA has 29 active local chapters with 1,225 FPRA members throughout the United States. In addition, there are many at-large members. Information about local chapters can be found on this website as well as how to form a local chapter.
The headquarters for the Federal Prison Retirees Association is
Post Office Box 953, London,
We invite all BOP retirees and current employees to become a member. Membership forms are on the website for download.
Gerald “Jerry” W. Gibson