Q. I am getting ready to retire should we be offered early retirement. I am working for the Defense Department and planning on retiring under a disability. Would this affect the Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay? I would, of course, wait to get accepted with that and then retire under disability.
A. Because you have a disability such that you are or would be eligible for disability retirement, you aren’t eligible for a VSIP. On the other hand, if you were offered an opportunity to retire early and met the age and service requirements to do so, you could accept it.