Military retirees and annuitants can expect a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment effective Dec. 1, with the extra money first showing up in January pay. The increase applies to Social Security, federal civilian retired pay and other government entitlements linked to the Consumer Price Index. COLA increases are calculated by comparing average changes in consumer prices over July, August and September to the same three months of the previous year.
Retired Pay and SBP Calculators
Calculators are available to give you an estimate of the member's retirement pay, as well as the SBP premium and annuity payable.
VA for Vets offers career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
The myPers website is for active-duty, Guard, Reserve, retirees and civilian personnel and their families. There are over 3,500 articles covering a multitude of personnel-related programs and may have the information you need!
The Air Force Combat-Related Special Compensation program is managed by the USAF Physical Disability Division of the Air Force Personnel Center. The CRSC board is made up of former military and civilian personnel whose experiences include war-time duties, flying duties and medical training. The review board conducts a detailed analysis of your application to determine if in-service evidence exists to confirm your conditions were the direct result of a combat-related event or injury. If so, the board will authorize a special monthly payment to you called CRSC.
Inside AF Retirees
Spring/Summer 2014 Afterburner posted The Spring/Summer 2014 edition of the Afterburner has been posted. This edition is available in pdf format for downloading and printing: