City employees who are members of the National Guard, U.S. Air Forces Reserve, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, or the U.S. Naval Reserve shall be granted military leave of absence with pay, in addition to vacation leave...
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For those who have served in the military, returning to civilian life can be a struggle. Not only have you likely been away from family and friends for an extensive time, but you now have an entirely new routine to adjust to. Adapting to a new world is a challenging feat for anyone, let alone someone who has served in the armed forces. Knowing that many firefighters have also served in our nation’s ministry, it’s important to understand the resources available to support veteran firefighters.
Forms and processes for military pension planning. Including a form for getting your Military time granted to your police or fire retirement plan. This article also covers payroll deduction and service credit policy.
A collection of Veteran's Affairs resources, including governement and non-profit websites. Many firefighters have served in the military, these are great resources to dive into issues and find further support on issues ranging from education, economic/jobs and health care. Veterans Affairs (www.va.gov) ** Any firefighter who serviced in Vietnam and has cancer need to Contact the V A even if they didn’t retire from the service. You may be eligible for some disability and the will pay your medical bills.