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50% of your base pay monthly for the rest of your life.
Its the best out there. Awesome.
20 years time in service
Only useful if you planning to stay in for 20 years
half of your base pay woot woot
The TSP is a fantastic choice now that the Army offers 100% match up to 5%. Avoid the lifecycle funds and research the funds to design your own allocation to maximize returns.
Government retirement plans tend to be slightly better than private sector
It only takes 20 years to be able to retire with a pension, only downside is dealing with them for 20 years.
It's pretty decent if you can make it to that point. It takes a string willed person to do 20 plus years in the Army
all retirement plans are great if you plan wisely, but Congress chooses which one you get.