Originally Posted by NavyFP
Agree with PGG. You do not have to complete your comittment to sign up, but I do believe you must have 10 years of active service by the time you are done in order to transfer it. So for our HPSP who either go straight through residency or do the GMO and jump ship, they may not be eligible.
The 4 years applies to anyone who is not due to retire prior to 2013. They did not want a bunch of senior guys hanging around just to get the benefit, so they waived that requirement for them.
Or you could just send whatever VA technician is putting your paperwork through a six-pack of quality beer. Amazing how far that goes.