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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff praised Army Gen. David H. Petraeus for his 37 years in uniform, noting the four-star general ranks among the great military leaders in U.S. history. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen hosted Petraeus’ Joint Service Retirement Ceremony here today. Mullen said Petraeus set the “gold standard for command in [...]
In his clearest statement on the subject to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that if the military retirement system changes, it will not affect serving servicemembers. “I will not break faith,” the secretary said during a roundtable meeting with military media representatives in the Pentagon. Panetta’s predecessor, Robert M. Gates, asked the [...]
The military retirement isn’t going to change any time soon, Defense Department officials said. “There’s no immediate plan to affect retirement,” Navy Adm. Mike Mullen told service members at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, July 31. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said any changes to military retirement should be studied carefully and should be [...]
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: The morning of Sept. 30 saw 20 officers receive intelligence specialty badges upon graduating from the Air Force intelligence officer course here. There are multiple classes held each year, but the Sept. 30 graduation had a special twist: it was the first time the Air Force deputy chief of staff [...]
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Officers and enlisted Airmen reaching 15 years of active-duty service will have new procedures in place beginning April 1 to accept enrollment in the Redux retirement plan. Airmen will receive an electronic notification of their eligibility for the High-3 Choice retirement plan that allows members to choose a $30,000 career [...]
WASHINGTON: The Army has published a 56-page retirement guide for National Guard Soldiers and their families which covers subjects ranging from retirement point credits to how to apply for retirement pay. The Army National Guard Information Guide on Non-Regular Retirement was a collaboration between the Army G-1 retirement services division and the National Guard. “We [...]