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Blended retirement system implementation timeline

The new blended retirement system will become effective Jan. 1, 2018. All members currently serving will be grandfathered into the current system, but those with less than 12 years of service will have the option to opt into the new system. This post outlines the implementation timeline, training, and other important facts about the new blended retirement system.


No Coast Guard CRSP board for active-duty in 2015

For the past five years, the Coast Guard has received authorization to hold an active duty Career Retention Screening Panels, or CRSPs. The main goal of the panel has been to increase workforce flow and address high retention issues.