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  • Retroactive Stop Loss Pay: You Still Can Apply

    Retroactive Stop Loss Pay: You Still Can Apply

    Extreme circumstances can lead active duty military members to serve longer than their expected window. For example, during periods of war military members can be required to serve up to six months after the conflict ends. Stop-loss, the involuntary extension of a service member’s active duty, was invoked after the September 11th attacks. To compensate military members for extra time served, the government is pr…