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Deadline for Retroactive Stop Loss applications extended to Oct. 21, 2012
Service members whose enlistments were involuntarily extended between September 11, 2001, and September 30, 2009, due to Stop Loss authority, are authorized Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP) by the 2009 War Supplemental Appropriations Act.
The deadline for filing a RSLSP claim has been extended to October 21, 2012.
To date, over $349 million has been paid to more than 96,000 Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force members who were involuntarily extended between September 11, 2001, and September 30, 2009, due to Stop Loss authority and who filed a claim for the special pay prior to the date of expiration.
Claims are processed through the respective Services Personnel offices – for more information, go to http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2010/0710_stoploss/Updated Mar. 26, 2012