Group discussion of service members

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Blended Retirement System

Q: Why did the military retirement system change? add
Q: How did the military retirement system change? add
Q: Is there an important decision I have to make before Dec. 31, 2018? add
Q: What do I need to know about the Blended Retirement System? add
Q: How does the Thrift Savings Plan figure into the system? add
Q: I'm in the Blended Retirement System. Will the Department of Defense match my contributions? add
Q: What is the second part of the system – continuation pay? add
Q: What about the third part – the annuity? add
Q: If I'm in the blended system and retire after 20 years, will I still get an annuity? add
Q: Where can I learn more about the Blended Retirement System? add
Q: What should service members who enlisted after 2006 but before Jan. 1, 2018 know about the Blended Retirement System? add
Q: How do changes in the retirement system benefit the Department of Defense? add

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