Originally Posted by Annadoc
I am sorry if this has been answered already, but what is the time required to serve in order to retire. If I sign up through the HPSP do the years in medical school and residency count as enlisted years? I am particularly interested in the NAVY. Also, what are the benefits of the retirement plan? Thanks in advance!
1. 20 years
2. Residency yes, HPSP no (but as time in service not enlisted years because you will be comissioned)
3. 50% of your base pay for life if you retire at 20. Tricare for life (benefit