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What is involved with creditable service towards the 10/10 retirement rule and does this a
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In a dissolution of marriage, what language needs to be in
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I am getting divorced from my spouse of 18 years. She is getting
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Hi, I have been retired from active duty since 2006, after
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Hi I retired in 2000 with 20 years in the AF. I was married
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My divorce paper decree does not state a dollar amount or the
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I was divorced on 12/17/1991. My ex-wife was awarded one-half
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