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 > Hazardous Duty Supplement

Hazardous Duty Supplement

Current Supplement: $1,187 per month ($14,244 annually)

The hazardous duty supplement amount is evaluated by the VRS actuary every two years. Any increases are made on July 1 and first appear in the August benefit payment for eligible members. The monthly supplement begins at retirement and continues until normal retirement age under Social Security, or until age 65 for eligible VaLORS members. You can defer retirement and still be eligible for the supplement.


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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