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Reserve Service Q&A – Day 6

The issues that concern people who are leaving the Regular Armed Forces and joining the Reserve Service are probably easiest to understand if we handle this as they are raised with us, by way of Q&A, so in the final day of this series, today’s question asks…

Q. You said that my AFPS 15 benefits remain ‘live’ if I join the PTVR within five years of leaving the Regulars. Will my AFPS 75/05 preserved benefits become ‘live’ too?

A. They will not. AFPS75, AFPS05 and RFPS preserved pension rules are unaffected by the AFPS15 continuity provision

We hope you have found this Q&A helpful and you can read the whole series here

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