Q: If I am married for 9.5 yrs am I entitled to half of my spouses military retirement
A: No. You would be entitled to 23.75% of your spouse's post-retirement military pay assuming that your spouse retires after exactly 20 years of service. The government will not pay your portion directly to you unless you are married for 10 years but the Court can direct that your spouse pay you directly or can even award a lump sum in lieu of future payments if the Court believes that is equitable.
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