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The US Air Force offers a retirement plan in which airmen can retire and receive benefits after 20 years of service.
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You can either chose 401k or not. There are different options that you can chose to go into.
The baseline requirement is 20 years, but there are supplemental programs which allow you to have some benefits even if you don't put in 20 years.
75% of active duty pay.
Retirement plan is changing, and for the betterment of the government. I recommend getting smart on the retirement plan before joining.
Combination of FERs and TSP gives you lots of options.
A pension is awesome! Not many companies do that anymore.
Retirement plan is ok for everyone that came in before 2016, worse for everyone after
Stay 20 and you can be set for life.
If you are active duty you only have to serve for 20 years and will receive a small paycheck every month right after you retire.
If you can suffer through 20 years, you can have one of the best retirements in the world. You will be broken, in body and spirit. With a great retirement.