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Separation PaymentsMembers who separate from the military before they are eligible for retirement may receive separation or severance pay.
If you were discharged from active duty and received Special Separation Benefit or Voluntary Separation Incentive, read about VSI/SSB Recoupment before you consider applying for retirement. You will be required to repay the full gross VSI/SSB paid to date.
- Special Separation Benefit (SSB)
- Voluntary Separation Incentive (VSI)
- VSI/SSB Recoupment
- Disability Severance Pay
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