VERA/VSIP, SRS and annuity reduction


Q. I am a Defense Department FERS civilian with 22 years of government service, age 58. My organization is offering a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay.

1.  Will I be eligible for the special retirement supplement until age 62?

2.  Will my retirement pay be reduced for every year under the age of 62?

A. 1. Yes.

2. No.


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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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