Our Mission – To preserve and protect the pension and benefits we earned.” 

Serving the Retirees of | Lumen | CenturyLink | Qwest | U S West | and their predecessor Bell  Companies.

Our members consist of union and management retirees from every naming iteration of the company. Membership is available to all past and present employees and their spouses. OUR HISTORY


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United Healthcare has provided a special telephone number, (844) 588-5873, for retirees to call with ANY questions they may have regarding the new plan. * Also, the schedule for In-Persion and Call-In meetings can be found HERE


* Links to the 2022 Membership meeting.  Video and Transcript.


The Retiree Blog

The Emergency Telephone:  Rocky Mountain Long’s Peak

The following was originally published in the 2018, Issue-3, of the AUSWR CO/WY Guardian. It is published here with the permission of the author, Don Warsavage.  Don Warsavage’s ‘Person-to-Person’ The Emergency Telephone:  Rocky Mountain Long’s Peak  This article first appeared in the Telecommunications History Group Dial-Log, Spring 2012 Issue, and is used with their permission. It […]

In the “Spirit of Service” – Remembering strikes

The following was originally published in the 2017, Issue-3, of the AUSWR CO/WY Guardian. It is published here with the permission of the author, Don Warsavage. Don Warsavage’s ‘Person-to-Person’ In the “Spirit of Service” – Remembering strikes “Mr. Watson, come here,” said Alexander Graham Bell back in 1876. And just look at what followed. Copper, steel […]

Telephones in the Wild West

The following was originally published in the 2018, Issue-4x, of the AUSWR Guardian. It is published here with the permission of the author, Don Warsavage. Don Warsavage’s ‘Person-to-Person’ Telephones in the Wild West We at The Retiree Guardian thank Eldon Schmitt for this remarkable story. Eldon started his career with Mountain Bell in 1955 as a […]


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