Under Wisconsin law, you may be eligible for a WRS service credit based on your periods of active military service .

If you were in the military before January 1, 1974, you may receive up to four years of Wisconsin Retirement System creditable service . This credit is based on when you stopped working in a WRS job and the amount of creditable service you earned while working under the WRS.

If you stopped working a WRS job on or after January 1, 1982, but before March 9, 1984:
  • You must have at least twenty (20) years of creditable service
  • Your military discharge must be something other than dishonorable
If you stopped working a WRS job on or after March 9, 1984:
  • You can receive one year of military service credit for each five years of WRS creditable service earned (5, 10, 15, or 20 years), up to a maximum of four years
  • Your military discharge must be something other than dishonorable.

 

 

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