Tag: Reserve retirement
TERA Early Military Retirement Or A Reserve Retirement?
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TERA Early Military Retirement Or A Reserve Retirement?

. A reader asks: "What is your recommendation between early retirement from active duty or a Reserve retirement? I qualify for the Temporary Early Retirement Authority if I get passed over for promotion to major. I have about a total of 16 years of active duty (10 Army commissioned, six enlisted) and about 14 ...

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Reserve Retirement Eligibility
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Reserve Retirement Eligibility

A reader writes: I have been digging for answers and am just getting more confused. Could you help me understand or steer me in the right direction to determine if I have earned the 'ability' to retire? Here is my circumstance: - Resigned from active duty in December 1992 - Accepted an appointment in the ...

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Military Reserve Retirement Points and “Good Years”
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Military Reserve Retirement Points and “Good Years”

Can you readers help another reader? I'm stumped on this military retirement question: "So I have gotten conflicting information. I commissioned in 1994. My Leave and Earnings Statement has 31 October 1994 as my Pay Entry Base Date. I spent three years in the Chaplain Candidate program with Reserve designation 1305. ...

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Divorce And A Military Reserve Pension
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Divorce And A Military Reserve Pension

A reader writes: My husband was commissioned after ROTC in August 1966, placed on an educational deferment, and did not start active duty until February 1968. How many retirement points did he earn over that period and where is a regulation that addresses this? After some more questions, I learned: The time from ...

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Military Reserve Sanctuary and Active-Duty Retirement
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Military Reserve Sanctuary and Active-Duty Retirement

Here's an unusual reader question: "You seem to have a pretty good handle on the Reserve military retirement system and I would like to ask your opinion on my situation. I'm in the Reserves. I've been mobilized and I am currently in sanctuary (18 years, nine months of active-duty service) with a mandatory active-duty ...

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