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Retiree Will Night

U.S. Air Force Capt. Kathryn Martin, 355th Fighter Wing attorney, reviews a will prior to it being finalized on Davis-Monthan Air Force, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. After an increase in demand for wills in the D-M area was recognized, the legal office increased their retiree will nights from quarterly to monthly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Kathryn Martin, 355th Fighter Wing attorney, reviews a will prior to it being finalized on Davis-Monthan Air Force, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. After an increase in demand for wills in the D-M area was recognized, the legal office increased their retiree will nights from quarterly to monthly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nelson Faerber III, 355th Fighter Wing assistant judge advocate, swears in retirees and witnesses before finalizing their wills on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. The legal office now offers Retiree Will Nights monthly instead of once a quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nelson Faerber III, 355th Fighter Wing assistant judge advocate, swears in retirees and witnesses before finalizing their wills on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. The legal office now offers Retiree Will Nights monthly instead of once a quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

Retirees wait in the 355th Legal Office during Retiree Will Night at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. The legal office has increased their will writing availability by offering the service monthly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

Retirees wait in the 355th Legal Office during Retiree Will Night at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014. The legal office has increased their will writing availability by offering the service monthly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson)

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- The 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office has upgraded services provided for retirees by increasing their Retiree Will Nights.

With the D-M area's retiree, snowbird, population outnumbering active duty population about 2-to-1, their need for wills to be drafted or redrafted was in high demand.

This demand prompted the legal office to pool their resources together and change their quarterly Retiree Will Nights to monthly.

"We were doing it once a quarter, but we could only get about 20-30," said Capt. Kathryn Martin, 355th FW attorney.  "We now have a system where each attorney can pitch in and we can see between 80-90 retirees within a 4 to 5 hour time period."

The legal office understands the retirees need to keep their will up to date.

"Life circumstances change all the time, like a new grandchild or unfortunate circumstance when someone may have deceased and they have predeceased you and they were previously in your will," said Capt. Nelson Faerber III, 355th FW assistant judge advocate.

With the new process, each will takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.

"It's a service that we are happy to provide," said Faerber.  "We realize that they were us at one point in their career.  It's an honor for us to do so."

To make an appointment for the next Retiree Will Night, call 520-228-5242.