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DoD Completes Blended Retirement System Opt-In Enrollment

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The Department of Defense has concluded the opt-in enrollment of a new military retirement system with over half a million servicemen registered in total. The Blended Retirement System fuses traditional pension with a thrift savings plan, allowing members to receive retirement benefits before reaching 20 years in service, the DoD said Monday.

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DoD to Launch New Military Retirement System on Jan. 1

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The Defense Department will implement a new military retirement system on Jan. 1 in an effort to boost its capacity to recruit and retain service members. DoD said Tuesday the new retirement program called Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System will combine aspects of the traditional pension system with a new process that will automatically …

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