The Aberdeen Proving Ground Retiree Council is organized under the authority of Army Regulation 600-8-7, and operates under the auspices of the Garrison Commander at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. It is a sub-council of the Fort Meade (Maryland) Retiree Council

The Retiree Council provides the Army retired community with an opportunity to—
(1) Communicate with the Active Army.
(2) Receive advice on, analyze, and provide input on decisions, policies, and laws that affect the retired community.
(3) Review ongoing Army programs, proposals, and initiatives.
(4) Institute programs that will create a strong communication link between the Active Army and the retired
(5) Encourage retired Soldiers to develop and express public support for Army programs.