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Q. I am planning to retire from service with Los Angeles County at age 60. I will be eligible for a retirement allowance from my county defined benefit plan. The county does not participate in Social Security; however, by age 67, I will have enough Social Security credits from other jobs. Can I work full time for the Veterans Affairs Department? If so, would my VA salary be affected by the county retirement (offset)? If I work enough at the VA to become vested and qualify for retirement in FERS, will my VA retirement be affected by my county retirement?…

Q. I receive regular 20-year active-duty military retirement pay. If I accepted a temporary position (i.e. not to exceed one year), would my salary be offset by my retirement or would I be able to collect both? Also, when I was young, I worked for a federal government agency as a stay-in-schooler. I am trying to find out if my temporary federal government employment from 1985 through 1988 can be credited toward my service computation date once I find a permanent/career-status federal position. A. Taking a federal job of any sort will not affect your military retired pay. You’ll be…