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Hello,I retired from the Army Reserve from serving from 1971
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Im a navy reservist. Been in 7 yrs. Been married since 1997
Im a navy reservist. Been in 7 yrs. Been married since 1997 separated for the last 6-7 yrs. Now getting a divorce, she wants 1/2 my pension. Do i even have a pension at this point since ive only done … read more
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My brother just got divorced in Tennessee where he retired
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Im in the military reserves. Im going through a divorce.
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