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Old 03-07-2015, 10:22 AM
 
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Old 03-07-2015, 10:34 AM
 
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For crying out loud

From a govt website explaining the SF-15:
"Block 31: This is your SCD... but remember, this is NOT the date OPM uses for your pension calculation. Your RSCD is the date that is used, and that does not appear on your SF 50."

Anymore questions?
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:06 AM
 
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CSRS Jim - I apologize! I thought your post was screen shots of the federal retirement handbook examples. I didn't realize they were your actual calculations!

So adding that up is

15 yrs, 40 months 72 days? or 18 yrs and 10 days

then 1/25/2004 to present would be

2014 3 07
2004 1 25 = 10 1 83 83? that doesn't seem right


approximately 28 years 1 month 10 days as of 7 March which would be a RSCD of......Feb 2017 sometime? for a 30 yr retirement.

I had 28.9 as of January

I'm so confused
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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So adding that up is

15 yrs, 40 months 72 days? or 18 yrs and 10 days
15 yrs, 40 months 101 days is what I added... 18 yrs 7 months 11 days.
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then 1/25/2004 to present would be

2014 3 07
2004 1 25 = 10 1 83 83? that doesn't seem right
2014 looks like a typo for today.
For that last period, I calculated 11 years 1 month 12 days
From 2015 03 07, borrow 30 days = 2015 02 37
+2015 02 37
-2004 01 25
------------
xx 11 01 12

So adding 18y 07m 11d gives 29y 08m 23days
To get 30 years you need 3 months and 7 days more, which is 2015 June 14. I would add at least 1 day for uncertainty.

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Old 03-07-2015, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Attached is everything in one place (my calcs).
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FERS help calculating Retirement SCD-scn_30.jpg  
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Old 03-07-2015, 01:22 PM
 
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They don't figure it until you apply. I have to plan on when I'll be able to retire. What they give you is a SF 3107-1 with dates.
Not where I worked ;you only had to request a estimate based on retirement age and year ;much like SS statement. All they and to do was run the figures thru a computer programs. I had it done several times as I got close to retirement and was surprise how constant and accurate they where thru out.A few eyar ago after retiring for some years I examined them when cleanout filing cabinet.
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Old 03-07-2015, 02:44 PM
 
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We don't have any local office anymore, maybe not in all of DoD? Not sure. You have to use online services like BEST or call a 1800 number that is a at Randolf?. I think once retired I switch to OPM from DoD. Not sure about that either.
Anyway, I haven't found any place that does this. When I asked for what you are talking about texdav is when I got the form with the dates for creditable service. But apparently the calculations are left up to me because there was no estimated date or amount of money on there. Maybe I haven't found the right person on the other end of the 1800 to ask. Some are more experienced than others.
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Old 03-07-2015, 02:46 PM
 
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Attached is everything in one place (my calcs).
CSRS Jim, Thank you so much! When I get a sec I will try to come up with the same number as I haven't yet.

Did you add one to any top number that was below 31? Shouldn't change things by much I wouldn't think.
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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We don't have any local office anymore, maybe not in all of DoD? Not sure. You have to use online services like BEST or call a 1800 number that is a at Randolf?. I think once retired I switch to OPM from DoD. Not sure about that either.
Anyway, I haven't found any place that does this. When I asked for what you are talking about texdav is when I got the form with the dates for creditable service. But apparently the calculations are left up to me because there was no estimated date or amount of money on there. Maybe I haven't found the right person on the other end of the 1800 to ask. Some are more experienced than others.

You do not need to have a local OPM. You can call them. Are you Guard? If so let me get back to work on Monday and I will ask my office what number you call. We have a special number to call. You and I are in very similar situations if you are looking at 2017. A few days ago though I got a call that our QRB isn't retaining me for my last 2 years before I turn 60 to be able to collect my military retirement. I am not sure what I will do but I was on vacation in Korea when I got that call and I have not been back to work yet.
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Old 03-07-2015, 05:05 PM
 
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Toll Free 1-877-276-9287 (TDD 1-877-276-9833)
Option #3 for National Guard Personnel

If you are not guard follow the prompt in the menu. You can ask them to send you your estimate based on your own date. You have most of the information down right. Don't worry and I bet you have it figured just right.
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