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  •  However, I know of one person who had 16 (7+ / 0-)

    years in in the Navy and has full retirement benefits.  He said it was at a time that the military was trying to down size and granted exemptions for certain things.  Didn't ask for specifics though.

    Otherwise you're correct, the standard is 20 years before you get 'life' medical and full retirement benefits.  My dad was in the USAF from 1962 - 1983.

    •  Yer Basic Early Buy-out, It Seems nt (1+ / 0-)
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      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 04:02:12 PM PST

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    •  Unless you have a service connected disability (1+ / 0-)
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      if you do, they give you a certain percentage for each disability. Once the disabilities total above 50% you get ALL healthcare free, PLUS a pension.
      I'd tell you how much that is but I don't want you all t feel bad---100% plus "unemployability" = living wage. And then add Social security equals living wage plus living large.

      Happy just to be alive

      by exlrrp on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 05:05:25 PM PST

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