Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don't know about us may surprise you. Discover all the 'Real Possibilities'

Highlights

Open

Social Security Mailbox

How Do Military Special Credits Work?

Time in uniform can boost your wage record — and perhaps your Social Security benefit

Q: I hear that Social Security gives special credits to veterans for their military service. How does that work?Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

VIDEO EXTRA

MAXIMIZE YOUR BENEFITS: Learn what you can do now to get more later.

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Your Work

Jobs You Might Like

Discounts & Benefits

Explore Your Learning Possiblities