Due to a recent programming error in Points Credit Accounting System (PCARS), the system used to capture Guard/Reserve points, the Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC) has temporarily discontinued the issuance of Twenty-Year Letters. Members can still apply for retirement without having received the Twenty-Year Letter. The ARPC hopes to resume the Twenty-Year Letter process in February, 2017. This error will cause a delay in the opportunity to make election concerning Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan (RCSBP). This error will not affect the 90-day timeline to make election. Once the letter process is restored, members will maintain the opportunity and the 90-day timeline to make election.
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