MONTHLY RETIREMENT AND SBP ESTIMATES
By selecting the below link you will jump to the U.S. Air
Force retirement estimate form. The following table is
provided to assist Coast Guard personnel in understanding
the acronyms used at the Air Force site.
You also might want to try out the calculators at this Department of Defense Site. They provide additional information on the value of your retirement benefit. Each retirement calculator estimates retired pay during retirement years. You can personalize the inputs to reflect your expectations about your retirement and economic conditions. The address of the page is: http://www.dod.gov/militarypay/retirement/calc/.
>>>>>>>>>> LINK TO RETIREMENT ESTIMATE FORM <<<<<<<<<
|Air Force Acronym
||Pay Base Date
||Use Active Duty Base Date unless you have earned reserve IDT points prior to earning an active duty retirement (see the definition section, below, for more information.)
||Date Initially Entered Military Service
||Active Duty Base Date
||Officer Only: Date Commissioned
1405 Date - The 1405 Date is the Active Duty Base Date plus inactive duty service credit permitted under Title 10 USC Section 1405.
This date is used as the basis for the multiplier for retired pay. 1405 Service is actually those Inactive Duty Training (IDT) points creditable toward retired pay that a reservist earned (normally prior to being ordered to continuous active duty service). We use the Active Duty Pay Base Date in this field for active duty retirements. For RPA's and other reserve component members who become entitled to an active duty retirement, drills , appropriate duty/RMPs, MFH, FHD points, are counted in computing a retiree's total active service for retired pay multiplier purposes. IDT points may only be added to final active service total once the retiree has attained 20 years of active service. Note, the 15 points per year for affiliation and any correspondence points are not included in the retirement point calculations.
The Maine National Guard Bureau provides a simple and clear explanation of how 1405 service is calculated if you'd like to know more:
Date of Rank - Date pinned on current rank
Date Entered Active Duty - Date member began active duty service (for
Approximate Retirement Form only)
DIEMS Date - Date Initially Entered Military Service
Grade - Projected Rank of the member at retirement
Last Name - Last name of member receiving the estimate
Pay Date - Computed pay entry base date.
Projected Retirement Date - Projected date that member is retiring (always the
first of the month)
SBP Base Amount - Amount of Retired Pay on which the annuity and cost are
TAFCS Date - Total Active Federal Commissioned Service Date. Computed date
showing all active duty time as a commissioned officer
TAFMS Date - Total Active Federal Military Service Date. Computed date showing
all active duty time
Your service dates (Active Duty Base Date, Expected Loss Date and Expected Active Duty Termination Date, Pay Entry Base Date, and the DIEMS Date) are shown in Direct Access on the Coast Guard Member Information report.
- Pay Base Date - this determines your longevity for pay.
- Active Duty Base Date - this determines when you are eligible for an Active Duty retirement. For Reserve Personnel: This field might be set to 00 00 00, or contain an invalid date since a Reservist can enter/depart AD frequently. Use your Reserve Points Statement to determine eligibility for retirement upon obtaining 20 Satisfactory years of service.
- Exp Ad Term Date - this shows your current Active Duty contract expiration date.
- Exp Loss Date - this shows the date all contracts expire.
LINK TO RETIREMENT ESTIMATE FORM <<<<<<<<<
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