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If i complete 10 years active duty in the army then switch
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I just received my medical retirement orders and it says I'm
Hi, Yes, Sir! I just received my medical retirement orders and it says I'm retiring under 10 USC 1204 at 60%. The retirement date is this December 11th. Will I receive retirement pay in January or do … read more
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What is sanctuary rules for air guard members. I have 18
what is sanctuary rules for air guard members. I have 18 good years between active duty and guard. … read more
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I am currently in active duty and I have a DA Form 5016
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Happy New Year. I am attempting to determine whether or not
Good Morning and Happy New Year. I am attempting to determine whether or not to apply for sanctuary. I am an Army Reservist, and I have almost 18 years total Active Federal Service. I am also nearing … read more
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I was in the USMC in 1976 was in about 40 days I got injured hernia issue,,, I decided it best for me to see my own doctor, they gave me a DD214 and an Honorable discharge dd256, Under Medical issue I assume.. according to the VA if you served before 1980 there is no certain time that needs to be served to get VA benefits.. I was wondering what my chances are of being able to get VA medical care or other benefits. Length of Service Prior to September 8, 1980, there was no minimum length of service necessary to be considered a veteran for most VA benefits. However, for an individual who enlisted after September 8, 1980, there are now certain minimum length of service requirements. The general requirement is either 24 months of continuous active duty or the “full period” for which the servicemember was called or ordered to active duty.14 .. thanks you very much… read more
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Sanctuary: Active Federal Service vs Title 32 retirement points. Hello, Im
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I was a physician in the military. I was commissioned in 1971
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Does National Guard accrue military retirement the same as
Does National Guard accrue military retirement the same as the Air force? In other words, if I was in the National Guard for 2 years and then became an Air Force pilot, would I have accrued 10 years o… read more
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I was a Air National guardsmans who came back from Iraq with
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I am 68, Retired, Married and live in KY. I was in the Mich.
I am 68, Retired, Married and live in KY. I was in the Mich. Air Natl. Guard with an Honorable Discharge March, 1970. Since I was in for 6 yrs. during the Vietnam War period, am I eligible for retirem… read more
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I have 25 years of combined service in the Air Force and Air
I am a traditional guardsman with 25 years of combined service in the Air Force and Air National Guard. I have almost 19 years of active duty points. I have signed a sanctuary waiver letter, but I am … read more
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I am an employee of the Department of the Interior, Bureau
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okay, here it is. I am presently in the Army reserves. I have
okay, here it is. I am presently in the Army reserves. I have a combination of active duty guard, reserves, and active duty Marines. I have 22 "good years" for retirement. I have racked up a lot of po… read more
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