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"The implementation of the Blended Retirement System is a monumental change for the Department, requiring significant involvement from all members of the Uniformed Services. Pay close attention, remain committed, stay fully-informed, educated and prepared for the transition."
Deputy Secretary Robert O. Work
Troops to Receive Training on Military’s New Blended Retirement System
The Defense Department has launched mandatory training for eligible service members about their options under the "Blended Retirement System" nearly a year before that new system goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, Defense Department officials said.
Not ‘In For Life’? Let’s Talk Retirement Anyway
The military retirement system, Defense Department experts tell me, has remained fairly consistent since the 1960s: You stay in 20 years or more, you leave with an annuity that can help support you for the rest of your life. You don’t stay in for 20 years? You don’t get the annuity.
DoD Ramps Up Training on Blended Retirement System
The Defense Department’s new retirement system will affect some 2.2 million people who all need to get smart on what it will mean.
Your Money is Your Future! Changes to the Uniformed Services retirement system are coming in 2018. Learn more from the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman.