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Defense Department successfully closes Blended Retirement System opt-in window

Defense Department successfully closes Blended Retirement System opt-in window

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Blended Retirement System opt-in enrollment period closed at midnight on Dec. 31, 2018, capping off the successful roll-out of a new retirement system for members of the uniformed services.  

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Time running out to opt into Blended Retirement System

Time running out to opt into Blended Retirement System

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Almost less than two weeks remains for Soldiers to opt into the Blended Retirement System and so far only 19 percent of those eligible have switched to the new plan.

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USARPAC celebrates service of retiring Soldiers

USARPAC celebrates service of retiring Soldiers

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Pacific hosted a Celebration of Service ceremony, Nov. 12, 2018, at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

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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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