Topics to be Discussed Anniversary Year Awarding Retirement Points Minimum Retirement Points for a Satisfactory Year Verifying your Retirement Point Statement (AHRC E or NGB 23B) for Accuracy Recovering “Lost” Points
References AR , Qualifying Service for Retired Pay Nonregular Service, 1 Jul 87. AR , Training & Retirement Point Credits & Unit Level Strength Accounting Records, 1 Jul 87. DODI , Service Credit for Reserve Retirement w/ change 1, 7 Nov 08. Memo, USD (P&R), Subject: Policy on Reserve Component Electronic-Based Distributed Learning Compensation, 29 Jun 08.
Anniversary Year Full year periods are used to credit retirement points. Anniversary dates are established upon entering into service. “01/01”
Anniversary Years cont. Anniversary year may be adjusted by a break in service. Credit for partial years of service occur when a break in service occurs. Days: 300 Minimum Points Required for Credit: 42
Awarding Retirement Points Maximum Points Awarded (IDT+Mem+ACCP): Prior to 23 Sep 96: ………………….60 pts 23 Sep 96 – 29 Oct 00: ……………75 pts 30 Oct 00 – 29 Oct 07: ……………90 pts 30 Oct 07 and after: ……………….130 pts
Awarding Retirement Points cont. Who can receive retirement point credit? Members of a regular or RC component. Members in a Ready Reserve Status (DEP). Retired RC members ordered to perform duty.
Awarding Retirement Points cont. Who can’t receive retirement point credit? RC Member not in an inactive status: - Inactive Reserve - Retired Reserve - Inactive National Guard - Fleet Reserve
Awarding Retirement Points cont. Retirement Point Credit: IDT: max of 2 pts / day (1 pt per UTA, equivalent training or training meeting; at least 4 hrs in either a paid or non-paid status) Membership: 15 pts / full year ACCP: 1 pt / 3 credit hours
Awarding Retirement Points cont. Retirement Point Credit: Active Service: 1 pt / day Funeral Honor Detail: 1 pt / day (at least 2 hrs)
Minimum Retirement Points At least 50 pts for a good year 15 Mem + 14 AT + 21 IDT = 50 pts
Verifying Your Retirement Points USAR Soldiers can retrieve their AHRC E at the HRC My Records Portal: ARNG Soldiers will receive an NGB 23B from their unit administrator during their birth month audit or upon request.
Recovering “Lost” Points “Good” Supporting documents: LES, MMPA or other types of pay vouchers. DD 214 for active service. DA 1379, DA 1380 (Record of Training). Retirement Point Statements.
Recovering “Lost” Points “Not so good” Supporting Documents: Orders. NGB 22E for National Guard Service. Bank Statements. Bribes.
Recovering “Lost” Points Submit supporting documents to your unit administrator. Gray Area Retirees must submit a written request & supporting documentation to HRC.
Understanding Retirement Points
Summary When in doubt, check the regs! Review your statement at least annually! Share your knowledge!