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Under certain circumstances, special extra earnings for your military service from 1957 through 2001 can be credited to your record for Social Security purposes. These extra earnings credits may help you qualify for Social Security or increase the amount of your Social Security benefit.
If your active military service occurred
For Service in 1957 Through 1977 -- you are credited with $300 in additional earnings for each calendar quarter in which you received active duty basic pay.
You will need to contact a local SSA office and verify if you are already credited - and if not - provide supporting documents regarding your service.Let me know your zip code and I will find a local SSA office serving your area,
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