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Crdp/crsc Retro Checks For Some Veterans


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http://www.vawatchdog.org/newsflash/newsfl...9-18-2006-1.htm

"A small group of disabled military retirees this month will be the first of 133,000 to receive lump-sum back payments, say officials with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

The trickle of payments will become a geyser at the end of October. Officials say 40,000 more retirees will see payments deposited electronically in their bank accounts by the Department of Veterans Affairs, DFAS or both.

Payments will vary from several hundred dollars to $10,000 or more. The average will be $3,700.

Almost all retirees in line for the pay served 20 or more years and all have disabilities that made them eligible for Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay or Combat-Related Special Compensation.

Pat Shine, DFAS deputy director, said a majority of the payments will be made in the next six months, with DFAS focusing first on older cases. He said it could take up to six more months to calculate and pay the most-complex retro pay file."

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