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April 18, 2018

Blended Retirement System Opt-Ins

This week's BRS opt-in numbers.

April 5, 2018

Blended Retirement System (BRS) and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contributions

Due to a recent clarification of the statutory language and implementation policy, the day of the month on which a member enrolls in the BRS will dictate the timing of the receipt of automatic and matching contributions.

March 30, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

March 16, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

March 9, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This weeks guides and a tutorial.

Feb. 9, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

Dec. 14, 2017

Flag Voice #481 - Blended Retirement System Opt-In Period

The start of the year-long opt-in period represents a landmark event in BRS implementation.

Dec. 14, 2017

Blended Retirement System (BRS) - Opt-In Period

ALCOAST 357/17 announces the BRS opt-in period for Active Component (AC) service members who will have less than 12 years of service (YOS) on or before 31 December 2017, based on their Pay Entry Base Date (PEBD), or Reserve Component (RC) members with less than 4,320 retirement points on or before 31 December 2017.

Dec. 7, 2017

Blended Retirement System (BRS): Answering the “How Do I Opt-In?” Question

After months of preparation, the Blended Retirement System (BRS) Opt-In Period is about to make its year-long debut!

Oct. 31, 2017

Blended Retirement System Continuation Pay Policy

This ALCOAST announces Continuation Pay (CP) policies supplementing the CP multipliers, timing, and obligated service.

Oct. 16, 2017

Blended Retirement System: Continuation Pay facts

For those eligible for the Blended Retirement System, you may have been waiting for the missing piece to your retirement choice puzzle, but the wait is over.

Sept. 29, 2017

Blended Retirement System Continuation Pay/Flag Voice #477

BRS continuation pay information. Be sure to review the FAQs and Infographic which are linked at the end of the article

Sept. 20, 2017

Coast Guard Announces Blended Retirement Pay System (BRS) Continuation Pay Multiples

This ALCOAST announces BRS continuation pay (CP) multiples, timing, and obligated service. It also supplements guidance, required training, and financial education opportunities.

June 9, 2017

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP Blended Retirement System (BRS) Resources Available

Two new sources of information—a fact sheet and a video—about the new Blended Retirement System (BRS) are now available.

June 9, 2017

Blended Retirement System (BRS) Comparison Calculator is Available

The official comparison calculator is available at http://militarypay.defense.gov/calculators/BRS/ and should be the only calculator used by service members as other tools may not have received adequate vetting.