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You may be eligible for Social Security payment increase!

Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by 4oglock, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. 4oglock

    4oglock USN, Retired

    Jul 28, 2008
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    Northern California
    Received from a Navy buddy:

    Please share this with anyone who's had active duty service prior to January 2002 and planning for retirement. In a nutshell it boils down to this:
    You qualify for a higher social security payment because of your military service, for active duty any time from 1940 through 2001 (the program was done away with in January 2002). Up to $1200 per year of earnings credit credited at time of application - which can make a substantial difference in social security monthly payments upon your retirement.
    You must bring your DD-214 to the Social Security Office - and you must ask for this benefit to receive it!
    Soc Sec website:<>