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Default Air Force Logo FYI: Blended Retirement System
One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years took effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS. Nearly 1.6 million current service members have the option to remain in the current legacy “high-3” retirement system or to choose the BRS. Opt-in eligible service members have a year to make their retirement system election. The open period for the majority of service members is from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018.
0 2/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo 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 11/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Review Boards Agency announces changes to application process
The Air Force Review Boards Agency is changing the process by which Airmen, their families and veterans submit some applications for formal board consideration.
0 8/24
2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and to-be sworn in undersecretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan stand during the National Anthem at his swearing-in ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington County, Va., Aug. 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Air Force welcomes new undersecretary
In 1977, Matthew Donovan left for Air Force Basic Military Training. Four decades later on Aug. 11, 2017, at the Pentagon, he ceremoniously recited the oath of office to be the undersecretary of the Air Force.
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2017
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