“Hi Tammy and Micah, Thanks for the information. I separated from the government at age 54 1/2 years and 20.5 years of service. I like to come back to work for the government in the near future (eg at age 58/59). How many additional years do I need to work so that my health benefits are covered for life? Many thanks.” – Sandra.
“I retired from Federal service on Dec 31, 2020. My annual leave balance was paid out to me in a lump sum at the end of the first pay period