Concurrent Receipt - Key Points We're (names): We represent ________ retirees in (state) & 370,000 MOAA members nationwide. We appreciate Congress' efforts to support our troops, and ask your help in ending a serious financial penalty still imposed on many seriously disabled military retirees. Congress has acted to ensure seriously disabled retirees with 20 + years of service get full retired and disability pay o But a 100% disabled member forced into medical retirement with 19 years of service by a service-caused, non-combat injury still loses most or all earned retired pay The Pentagon and the President agree this offset is wrong, and proposed a fix in the FY2011 defense budget The House passed it, but the Senate has not Sen Harry Reid will propose the fix as an amendment to the FY2011 Defense Bill ACTION NEEDED: Support the Reid concurrent receipt amendment when the defense bill comes before the Senate for action in September.
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