Service Computation Date


Q: In 2005, I retired from active service in the Army with 21 years. I have been working for six years as a FERS employee. I am considering buying back my military service. Does the the buyback for the post-56 military service affect my Service Computation Date for leave, reduction in force and retirement?

A: Yes.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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