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Notices | IMPLEMENTATION OF RESERVE FORCE PENSION PLAN ADMIN PROCESS

CANFORGEN 045/08 CMP 022/08 251901Z FEB 08
IMPLEMENTATION OF RESERVE FORCE PENSION PLAN ADMIN PROCESS (FURTHER) MESSAGE
UNCLASSIFIED
REFS: A. CANFORGEN 189/06
B. QR AND O 26.01 SERVICE RECORDS AND DOCUMENTS

REFERENCE A ADVISED THAT CF PERSONNEL WHO ARE ENTITLED TO ELECT TO PURCHASE PRIOR SERVICE MUST GATHER THEIR SERVICE AND EARNINGS RECORDS. REFERENCE B ON THE OTHER HAND STATES THAT IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CF TO MAINTAIN RECORDS. TO BE CLEAR, WHILE PERSONNEL WISHING TO BUY-BACK PRIOR SERVICE MUST INITIATE THE SEARCH, IT IS A CF RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE THESE RECORDS
TO THAT END, EFFECTIVE 01 APR 08, NDHQ DIRECTOR MILITARY CAREERS AND ADMINISTRATION(DMCA) WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO LOCATE CF SERVICE RECORDS. UNTIL THAT TIME, DIRECTOR ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY (DAIP) WILL CONTINUE TO OFFER ASSISTANCE TO AFFECTED PERSONNEL. THE 1-800 NUMBER TO ACCESS DMCA WILL BE PUBLISHED LATE MARCH 08

WHEN CF PERSONNEL CONTACT DMCA TO INITIATE A RECORDS SEARCH, THEY WILL BE ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING THEIR SERVICE DETAILS. THE SEARCH WILL THEN BE INITIATED AND MAY TAKE SEVERAL WEEKS. ONCE RECORDS ARE LOCATED, THEY WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE REQUESTING INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL INSERT THE DATA PROVIDED INTO THE ONLINE PENSION CALCULATOR IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE PENSION BUY BACK COST.

THOSE WHO THEN WISH TO BUYBACK PRIOR SERVICE MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE ELECTION TO PAY FOR PRIOR SERVICE FORM TO DIRECTOR
CF PENSION SERVICES (DCFPS). DCFPS CAN BE CONTACTED AT: 1-800-267-0325.
WHEN COMPLETE SERVICE RECORDS CANNOT BE LOCATED THROUGH THE SEARCH INITIATED BY DMCA, INDIVIDUALS MAY BE ABLE TO USE OTHER
DOCUMENTS – OLD ROUTE LETTERS, COURSE REPORTS, FORMER CO STAT DEC- TO PROVE PRIOR SERVICE. THESE OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE USED BY DCFPS TO DETERMINE PAST EARNINGS

COMMANDERS AND UNIT ORDERLY ROOMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ENSURE THE CONTENTS OF THIS MESSAGE ARE GIVEN WIDEST DIST

SIGNED BY G1415 MGEN W. SEMIANIW, (RMC ’80) CMP