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Hazardous Duty Supplement

Effective July 1, 2019, the hazardous duty supplement is $14,244.

The hazardous duty supplement is currently $13,584 a year. The supplement is a dollar amount added to your monthly benefit. It begins at retirement and continues until normal retirement age under Social Security, or until age 65 for eligible VaLORS member. You can defer retirement and still be eligible for the supplement. The supplement amount is evaluated by the VRS actuary every two years.


You are eligible for the supplement if you retired with at least 20 years of hazardous duty service credit with:

You are not eligible for the supplement if:

Beneficiaries and survivors are not eligible for the supplement.

Qualifying for the Supplement

Service that counts toward hazardous duty supplement eligibility includes:

Service that does not count towards eligibility for the supplement:

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