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I'll start with the basic information and than ask my question. Divorced after 8 years and 10 months and will officially retre 1 January 2017 with 26 years and 18 days active duty service. Divorce dec… read more
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Dear Sir - I am in need of a clarifying order because my initial QDRO does not provide clear information to the military payment center for me to receive a portion of my ex-spouse's military retiremen… read more
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My husbund and I were divorced in 1986 after 12 years of marriage,
My husbund and I were divorced in 1986 after 12 years of marriage, he retired from the USAF in 1990 and as per the divorce decree I was awarded 30% of his retirement pay. This check started coming the… read more
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I am an ex wife of a military offier. I was awarded 30% of
I am an ex wife of a military offier. I was awarded 30% of his retirement pay plus part of any cost of living aloowance increase. I was just informed by the Air Force that my check is now $105 less be… read more
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Is military retirement division based on the rank the active
Is military retirement division based on the rank the active duty member held at time of retirement or on the rank the member held at the time of divorce? I found a calculation from the DFAS website t… read more
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P. Simmons
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Mr. Simmons, this is Matt Morrow again I have a question pertaining
Mr. Simmons, this is Matt Morrow again I have a question pertaining to rank at time of divorce. If I get promoted to E8 does that increase the amount of % that she would get or is her amount locked in… read more
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Sir:My question concerns SBP. My husband, retired gave the
Sir: My question concerns SBP. My husband, retired gave the SBP to his first wife when they were divorced in 1983. We didn't marry until much later, 1993. The first wife wants to submit a request to h… read more
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Hello, My husband and I have been married for 10+ years. Prior
Hello, My husband and I have been married for 10+ years. Prior to our marriage he was married before for about 2 years to someone else. There are 2 children from that marriage, ages 15 and 16 that he … read more
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Sir, My ex-wife and I were divorcded in 1993 in El Paso
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My x husband was a marine we divorced in Ca he did the divorce.I
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