Retired from Military

Does Congress Want to Hasten Retirement Changes?

After the House finished its work on the FY16 defense bill, you have to wonder why Congress is so intent on fast-tracking changes to the retirement system. MOAA’s asks why Congress is trying to railroad retirement reform in the May edition of the "The Bottom Line." To read more go to: more

TRICARE for Retirees

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Several TRICARE Plans are available to you and your family after you retire. Some TRICARE plans work in conjunction with MEDICARE while others serve to bridge the gap from when you leave the military to when you become eligible for MEDICARE. TRICARE Health Plans TRICARE Retired Reserve - Retired Reserve Component members and their famil... more

Retired Army Colonel Pleads Guilty to Breaking Law in Job Hunt

Col. Norbert Vergez. AP Photo/U.S. Army

WASHINGTON -- A retired Army colonel pleaded guilty to negotiating his post-military employment with a helicopter company that did business with the Defense Department office he ran while still in uniform, according to court records filed Tuesday by U.S. government attorneys. The former officer, Norbert Vergez, caused the terms of a contract to... more

Senator Defends Military Retirement Changes

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), new chairman of the Senate armed services' subcommittee on military personnel, has signaled he will defend retirement reforms proposed for a new generation of service members by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission. Read the full Military Update article. more

Retired Military Change of Address

Kate Horrell from the Paycheck Chronicles has received many questions about how to change an address on file with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). It is important that you keep your address up-to-date. It will make things a lot easier if you need to get a replacement document, or make any other changes to your account. There ar... more

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