Tag: Military

Opting in Sooner to the Blended Retirement System Can Boost Your TSP’s Value

on January 3, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
For military members who plan to move to the new Blended Retirement System, there are dollars to be lost if they delay the switch unnecessarily.

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Military Special Victims Counsel Program: Well-intentioned but Constitutionally Flawed

By on December 11, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Military Special Victims Counsel Program: Well-intentioned but Constitutionally Flawed

The author says that while well-intentioned, the military’s use of Special Victim’s Counsels to aid sexual assault victims can create a Constitutional dilemma.

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Air Force Announces Bonus for Switching to New Blended Retirement System

By on December 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Air Force Announces Bonus for Switching to New Blended Retirement System

The Air Force will offer some Airmen a cash bonus if they convert to the military’s new Blended Retirement System.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Give Tax Credit to Federal Employees Serving in Combat Zones

By on June 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Give Tax Credit to Federal Employees Serving in Combat Zones

Legislation has been introduced to give the same tax credit to federal employees that military personnel get when working in a combat zone.

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Should You Opt Into the New Blended Retirement System?

By on June 10, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Thrift Savings Plan has provided information to help military service members decide if they should move to the new Blended Retirement System.

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U.S. Supreme Court Decides Divorce Dispute Over Air Force Retirement Pay

By on May 20, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Divorce Dispute Over Air Force Retirement Pay

The U. S. Supreme Court slapped down a decision by the Arizona state courts that held the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act did not pre-empt the Arizona family court’s order requiring that a military retiree make up for a portion of his annuity lost by his ex-wife by operation of federal law.

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An Overview of How Military Retirees are Subject to the Emoluments Clause

By on May 19, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
An Overview of How Military Retirees are Subject to the Emoluments Clause

Michael Flynn has been accused of violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. What is this clause and how does it apply to retired military personnel?

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Pay Parity For Federal Employees and Military?

By on May 2, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Parity For Federal Employees and Military?

Will military and federal civilians receive the same pay raise in 2018? Here is how pay raises compare for the past 10 years.

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Smart Financial Moves to Make for Military Members

on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
These are eight financial moves that military families can make to secure a stronger financial future.

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Navy’s ‘Diversity Road Map’ Lays Foundation For Multiethnic Force Protected Against Discrimination

on February 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Navy has issued its last major directive of the Barack Obama era with a “diversity road map” that paves the way for a multiethnic force of sailors and civilians who are protected against discrimination based on “gender identity” or “sex stereotyping.”

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