Military Retirement Invitations & Announcements Wording Samples

Below are samples of wording for military retirement invitations and announcements for a wide variety of circumstances. There are samples for hosts that are commanding officers, parents or spouses, and even yourself.

_______________________

Commander, Naval Intelligence Command
requests the pleasure of your company
at the retirement ceremony of

Rear Admiral Richard Smythe
United States Navy


on Tuesday, the thirtieth day of June
Two thousand twenty-nine
at two o'clock in the afternoon
Admiral Lutz Park
Washington Navy Yard


R.S.V.P.                          Service Dress Blue
(555)456-7890                   Business Casual

_______________________

After 20 years of faithful and honorable service
Petty Officer First Class
John Robert Smythe, Jr.
will be retiring from the
United States Navy

Please join us as we celebrate on
November 1, 2029
at noon
Murray Hall
1234 Main Street
Orlando, Florida

Robert & Sandra Smythe


     Regrets Only
     555-456-7890

_______________________

The family and friends of
John Robert Smythe, Jr.
cordially invite you to join us for a retirement party
to thank him for 20 years of serving our country
in the United States Marine Corps
and to wish him well in his next endeavor

Saturday, the tenth of August
Two thousand twenty
Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Special Tribute at 9:00 p.m.
Walnut Hills Country Club
Chula Vista, California


     R.S.V.P.
     555-456-7890

_______________________

Please join us for a party celebrating
John Robert Smythe, Jr.'s
retirement from the
United States Army

Saturday, June 26, 2024
at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Dessert
1234 Main Street
Heartland, Florida

Robert & Sandra Smythe


     Regrets Only
     555-456-7890

_______________________

Please join us as
Captain Anna Lynn Smythe
celebrates her retirement from the
United States Air Force

Saturday, June 26, 2024
at 6:30 p.m.
1234 Main Street
Heartland

Robert & Sandra Smythe


     Regrets Only
     555-456-7890

_______________________

My family and I would like you to share our happiness
on the occasion of my retirement
from the
United States Coast Guard

Saturday, June 26, 2022
at 6:30 p.m.
Backyard BBQ & Pool Party
1234 Main Street
Heartland, Texas

John & Sandra Olson


     Regrets Only
     555-456-7890

_______________________

With pride and joy we invite you to
share a special day in our lives as
Staff Sergeant John Robert Smythe
celebrates his retirement from the
United States Army

Saturday, June 26, 2020
at 6:30 p.m.
1234 Main Street
Heartland, Kentucky

John & Sandra Olson


     R.S.V.P.
     555-456-7890

_______________________

We invite you to share this special occasion as

Staff Sergeant John Robert Smythe

celebrates his retirement from the
United States Army

Saturday, June 26, 2024
at 6:30 p.m.
1234 Main Street
Heartland, California

John & Sandra Smythe


     Regrets Only
     555-456-7890

_______________________

You're invited to a
Retirement Reception
honoring

Captain Scott Harmon
United States Marine Corps


Friday, June 9, 2024
from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1234 Main Street
Heartland, Illinois


     R.s.v.p to Debbie Harmon
     555-456-7890

_______________________

I am pleased to announce
my retirement from the
United States Marine Corps

on Friday, the thirtieth of May
Two thousand twenty

Major John Robert Smythe, Jr.