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  • How to Buy Back Military Time

    Eligible military service time can be added to a federal employee’s retirement date. This action is called a military deposit under the Federal Employee Retirement System, or better known as “buying back” military time.

  • Retiring From the Service? Get to Know Your TRICARE Options

    If you’re getting ready to retire from active duty or Reserve service, your goal is likely to make a smooth transition to civilian life. TRICARE can help you do that. When you retire from active duty or retire from the National Guard or Reserve, you’ll experience a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event, or

  • Civilians can submit retirement forms electronically using myPers

    Submitting civilian retirement applications just became a little easier. Effective April 1, 2021, civilian Airmen and Guardians can now submit their electronically-signed retirement forms using myPers.The first and most important step in the retirement process remains employees notifying their

  • VCSAF Wilson ends longest tenure in AF history

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen “Seve” Wilson retired Nov. 13 in a ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., ending the longest tenure in the position.

  • Aerial Port chief retires after serving 37 years

    Col. Lisa M. Craig, Air Force Reserve Command director of manpower, personnel, and services, presents the retirement order to Chief Master Sgt. Debra L. Kelly, 74th Aerial Port Squadron chief enlisted manager, upon the occasion of her retirement Aug. 3, 2019 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland,

  • Retired MWDs looking for family, homes, couches

    Thousands of Military Working Dogs are stationed around the world placing themselves in harm’s way detecting bombs, land mines and subduing threatening people; all in the name of keeping Americans safe. Eventually, these canines retire and some can be adopted by the public to live as a couch potato.

  • Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options

    The opt-in deadline for the Blended Retirement System is December 31, 2018.Make your decision knowing only you can determine which system is best for you, and understand that if you opt into BRS, it is irrevocable. You only have one chance to make this choice, so it’s imperative you and those