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New Dental/Vision Plans Coming for Military Retirees

By on March 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Dental/Vision Plans Coming for Military Retirees

TRICARE eligible retirees and their families will be eligible to enroll in FEDVIP this year.

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More Lawmakers Target Congressional Pay as Retribution for Shutdowns

By on January 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Lawmakers Target Congressional Pay as Retribution for Shutdowns

More lawmakers want to see pay withheld from Members of Congress for shutdowns. One has even pledged to have her salary withheld until the shutdown is resolved.

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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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