Thanks for sharing this. I think this is the clarification I was looking for. I figured the answer was 'no' but it is surprising how little clarity of information there is on this issue, nevermind CRSC (barring this forum that is :) )
I think I gave you the wrong impression.
I am retired after 25 years active duty. I am not attempting to gain a FERS disability retirement, but to buy my time without waiving retired pay as is listed as an exception in the first bullet of the highlighted passage you attached.
Thanks...I had to look up the DA 199--that is PEB proceedings. That is not applicable in my case.
So I am still trying to figure out for non-PEB retirees, does the award of CRSC establish a qualifying combat related disability for the purposes of FERS.
My follow up questions are:
1) Does the award of CRSC establish, for the purposes of FERS, a qualifying combat related disability? My letter specifically uses the terminology listed in bullets one and two of the highlighted passage (e.g. Combat-related due to an Instrumentality of...
Here is the question: Does being awarded CRSC allow you to buy back your military time for the purposes of the FERS retirement system without waiving your Military Retired Pay?
The OPM FERS handbook discusses what types of service are creditable for FERS and under what conditions...
I realized I should have posted here instead of the old thread:
I received my first approval from the Army for CRSC; they awarded me 40%. I am resubmitting as I see that my VSO left out some records that will likely tie back in one or two other disabilities to combat related. I...
Did anyone else notice that the camouflage uniform and boots used in the flyer picture are definitively not US...it is a stock image available from a variety of image collections, but it looks vaguely, I don't know, Iranian (?) Iran - Camopedia
No reflection on their services as I don't know...