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Hearing Aids for Military Retirees

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The DoD sponsored Retiree-At-Cost Hearing Aid Program (RACHAP) is designed to help retirees purchase hearing aids through the Audiology Clinic at a special government negotiated cost. The hearing aids available through this program are the same state-of-the art technologies available to active duty service members. The program is open to all mil... more

Guard, Reserve Soldiers and Reduced-Age Retirement

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The National Defense Authorization Act for 2008 reduced the retirement age for Reserve Component and National Guard Soldiers from 60 to a lesser age, but not below age 50, for those who have served on Active Duty in an eligible status on or after January 29, 2008. For qualifying service on or after  January 29, 2008, each day on that Active D... more

MOAA Hosts New Military Retirement Webinar

Join the Military Officers Association of America's (MOAA) Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom for an informative financial webinar on 'The New Military Retirement Program and Your Million Dollar Decision.' The webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 19, from 2-3 p.m. EST. Registration is open and free to all. To register for this webinar, visit this webpage. more

Retired Military Pay Days

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Military retiree and annuitant payday is always on the first business day of the month.  If the first of the month is a Saturday, Sunday or a holiday, payday will always occur the next business day.  The below list of paydays for 2016 are provided for your convenience.  February 1, 2016 June 1, 2016 ... more

Military Retirement Overhaul Set to Roll Out During Next Two Years

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Congress approved a historic overhaul of the military retirement system Tuesday, all but ensuring it will become law and the Defense Department will begin the rollout. But troops will not get access to the new 401(k)-style retirement accounts that are the centerpiece of the overhaul until 2018. In the meantime, some key issues such as new pro... more

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