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Service Retirement

Description of Benefit

Pays monthly benefit for life, upon reaching age and service requirements.

Eligibility for Benefit

Service credit for retirement purposes does not accrue while member is on leave without pay for active duty military service.

Benefits upon Return to VRS Employment

The active duty military service can be granted at no cost and be counted towards vesting and a service retirement benefit upon reentry into a covered position. Member must return to covered employment within 12 months of honorable or general discharge. Member must submit a copy of your DD214 and apply for the service by filling out an Application for Purchase of Prior Service Credit VRS-26.

Employer Reporting Requirements

Member is in leave without pay status for active duty military service. While the member is in leave without pay status for active duty military service, no contributions are reported to VRS.

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