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Default Air Force Logo Opted into BRS? Don’t forget this important step
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.
0 3/27
2018
Default Air Force Logo Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options
If I had to pick just one thing I’m most passionate about as the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, without a doubt it would be taking care of our Airmen and their families professionally, physically, spiritually and financially. I’m a firm believer that these four things go hand in hand. In order to be the best, most resilient Airman possible, you have to balance your professional, physical, spiritual and financial wellness. This is why I’m always looking to arm our Airmen with knowledge to help them grow and make the best decisions possible in their lives.
0 12/05
2017
Continuation pay is a way to encourage Airmen covered by the Blended Retirement System.to remain in the Air Force since it will be possible to leave with some retirement benefit prior to 20 years of service. Air Force announces continuation pay rates
Air Force leaders recently announced the Air Force’s continuation pay rates which are part of the new Blended Retirement System.
0 11/29
2017
Service members eligible to opt into the Blended Retirement System or choose to keep the legacy retirement system in 2018 now have a course to help them use the online comparison . DoD Offers Course for Using Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator
Service members eligible to opt into the Blended Retirement System in 2018 can take a free course on the online comparison calculator, to help choose between the BRS or the legacy retirement system, Defense Department officials said.
0 11/02
2017
(Courtesy graphic by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs) Blended Retirement System Opt-In training now available to all Airmen
The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System next year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018, all Airmen should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during the remainder of 2017.
0 10/18
2017
Maj. Michael Odle, Defense Department assistant director of military compensation policy, reviews Blended Retirement System information earlier this year. DOD officially launched the BRS comparison calculator, providing BRS opt-in eligible service members their first opportunity for an individualized comparison of retirement systems. (DOD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) DOD launches retirement system comparison calculator
The Defense Department officially launched the Blended Retirement System comparison calculator, providing BRS opt-in eligible service members their first opportunity for an individualized comparison of retirement systems. The comprehensive tool, in combination with the mandatory BRS Opt-In Course, will assist the nearly 1.7 million opt-in eligible service members and their families make an informed decision on whether or not to elect the new retirement system. The BRS goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
0 6/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo ADLS now hosts required Blended Retirement System Opt-In training
Airmen eligible for the new Blended Retirement System can now take the required Opt-In training via the Advanced Distributed Learning System versus Joint Knowledge Online.
0 3/29
2017
Default Air Force Logo Notifications to eligible Airmen begin for Blended Retirement System
Airmen eligible for the new Blended Retirement System began receiving email notifications Feb. 10 from myPers with information regarding their benefits so they can make the decision best suited for their individual needs.
0 2/15
2017
Default Air Force Logo What reservists need to know about blended retirement
Are you thinking about your retirement? Or are you one of those people who are in the middle or just beginning your military career? For either it is important to know there are changes coming to the military retirement system that will begin Jan. 1, 2018. A new retirement system, the Blended Retirement System, was created in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act to blend the traditional legacy retirement and a defined contribution retirement.
0 11/28
2016
Blended Retirement System Blended retirement system training now available
Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card -- to include family members -- via an alternate website.
0 6/16
2016
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