Increased leave


Q. I am retired Navy and have worked for the Department of the Navy for two years. I was told since I have a Southwest Asia Service Medal, I would qualify for the increased leave category. What determines how much leave I would be entitled to?

A. Go to and scroll to Service Credit — Leave Accrual Rate.


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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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