TN 6 (04-12)
RS 00620.080 Recomputation to Include Military Credits
A. Use of military credits
1. World War (WW) II credits
Requirements for recomputation of WW II credits:
The program service center is responsible for including military credits in a recomputation.
The recomputation is retroactive no earlier than 09/1950.
An application is not necessary except under the conditions in RS 00620.080B.1.
2. Post-WW II credits
Requirements for recomputation of post-WW II credits:
An application is required if a beneficiary is entitled on the record for 08/1952.
If the number holder (NH) is entitled to benefits for 08/1952, do not recompute to include post-WW II credits unless:
EXCEPTION: An application filed under RS 00620.080B in this section.
B. Requirements for WW II military credits
1. Application requirements
The following are application requirements:
Veteran must met one of the following requirements:
a commissioned officer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey who was entitled to RIB or died; or
a commissioned officer of the Public Health Service and had deemed active service in the WW II or post-WW II period and before 01/01/1957 who was entitled to a RIB or died.
Veteran has creditable active service during the WW II period with an allied country and
NH waived the Civil Service Annuity.
2. Retroactivity for increased benefits from RR credits
Increases based on post-WW II credits are retroactive for no more than 6 months before the month of filing, but no earlier than 09/1952.
3. Exceptions to requesting recomputations
We make the following recomputations based solely on applications filed after 1956 and are retroactive for 12 months but not for any month before 01/1957:
Recomputations to include deemed active service as a commissioned officer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey or the Public Health Service; or
Recomputations to include wage credits resulting from waiver of Civil Service annuities. (For information on routing the claim to the Veterans Administration, see RS 01702.560.)
Limit a recomputation to include service for an allied country to applications filed after 08/1958 with 12 months retroactivity or 09/1958, whichever is later.