retirement pay

Military divorce

Divorce and the Military: What You Need to Know

Divorce is never easy, but it can be especially complicated when one or both spouses are in the military. Learn what you need to know to protect your rights and interests.

military retirement

Retired Military and Veterans Benefits Guide

Veterans’ & Military Retirees’ Comprehensive Military Benefits Guide There are military benefits for retirees of the US military, and benefits for veterans who have separated from the military without retiring. Those who retire typically have more options than those who separate. But that doesn’t mean a lack of certain options for those who separated before… Read more »

Guard / Reserve Retirement

Retirement Pay for Guard and Reserve Members

If you are in the National Guard or the Reserve, you earn points toward retirement while serving part-time and when called to active service. You qualify for military retirement as a member of a Reserve Component once you have reached 20 creditable years of military service. What does it take to make it to retirement… Read more »