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USARPAC celebrates 116 years of service

USARPAC celebrates 116 years of service

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Pacific held a Celebration of Service ceremony, Oct. 3, 2018, at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Fellow Soldiers, family, and friends gathered to pay tribute to the USARPAC Soldiers as they prepare to retire from the service.

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If you’re retiring from active duty, you should make an enrollment choice

If you’re retiring from active duty, you should make an enrollment choice

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you retire from active duty, your TRICARE plan options will change. Retiring from active duty is a Qualifying Life Event (QLE).

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Soldiers should consider Survivor Benefit Plan before retiring

Soldiers should consider Survivor Benefit Plan before retiring

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Soldiers nearing retirement should consider not only where they want to live, work, or go to school after the Army, but also whether they want to participate in the Survivor Benefit Plan.

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Active duty military must enroll to continue TRICARE coverage after retirement

Active duty military must enroll to continue TRICARE coverage after retirement

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Retiring from active duty – whether a medical retirement or a regular retirement – is a significant life event.

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Blended Retirement System has an important step for Thrift Savings Plan

Blended Retirement System has an important step for Thrift Savings Plan

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

A major benefit of the Blended Retirement System (BRS) is the free money you can now get from your service: Each time you contribute to your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) retirement account, your service will match it up to 5 percent of your pay.

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USARPAC honors eight for 180 years of service

USARPAC honors eight for 180 years of service

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers, families and friends came together at historic Palm Circle, here, to honor eight Soldiers during a Celebration of Service ceremony, March 7.

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Blended Military Retirement System takes effect Jan. 1

Blended Military Retirement System takes effect Jan. 1

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1 with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS.

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Eight decades of military service honored at Celebration of Service

Eight decades of military service honored at Celebration of Service

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

On June 22, family, friends and colleagues of four U.S. Army Soldiers came together at historic Palm Circle, at Fort Shafter, for a ceremonial expression of appreciation and gratitude for their combined 84 years of federal service to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army-Pacific and the nation.

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CWO uses leadership abilities learned from athletics

CWO uses leadership abilities learned from athletics

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I wouldn’t necessarily call it advice, but my high school basketball coach, Joe Cortez, taught me a strong work ethic. He always said, ‘If you work hard and put forth your best effort, you can accomplish anything. You can’t control the talents you were given, but you can control how hard you work.’”

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Army charts course to blended retirement

Army charts course to blended retirement

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beginning in January 2018, a new Department of Defense enterprise-wide retirement system will go into effect.

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