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Air Force extends early retirement option to meet sequestration cuts

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 3:31pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Airmen who missed out on retirement after the deadline passed for one of the Air Force's voluntary separation programs, now have another crack at riding off into the sunset early.

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Retiree remembers installing sound system in Howard Hughes' Buick

Jennilyn E. Williams, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 6 2014 - 6:36pm

CLINTON -- Fire Marshal Robert Sandman is retiring after 38 years of service.  Sandman, 72, who was fire marshal the past 20 years, remembers when he first started working in the Clinton city fire department. "I started back in 1976. When I joined, we were just volunteer, we didn't get paid. We did that for a very long time. 

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Wave of retirements expected among federal workers in 3 years

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Jan 31 2014 - 9:40am

WASHINGTON -- The federal workforce is building toward a potential retirement wave, with more than a third of career employees projected to be eligible for collecting their end-of-career benefits by September 2017, compared with just 14 percent at the same time in 2012.

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Veterans aghast at cut in pension increase

The Washington Post
Jan 3 2014 - 12:57pm

WASHINGTON -- After 25 years of service, including combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, Lt. Col. Stephen Preston retired from the Army and began collecting a pension of nearly $55,000 a year. The money made it possible for Preston to go back to college, get his MBA and embark on a second career in corporate strategy.So it happened that Preston...

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Aging blue collar workers have waning retirement hopes

Emily Wagster Pettus, The Associated Press
Dec 31 2013 - 11:26am

Tom Edwards grew up in a family that's been cutting trees and hauling timber in the Pacific Northwest for more than a century. The Spanaway, Wash., resident says he has worked as a logger since he was a kid -- it's just what an able-bodied youngster was expected to do.Now, at 53, with business in a slump and little money in savings, he's...

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Federal workers keep most retirement benefits under budget deal

Lisa Rein, The Washington Post
Dec 13 2013 - 12:55pm

WASHINGTON -- After a year of furloughs, budget cuts and uncertainty for federal workers, this much is clear in the congressional budget deal being considered by lawmakers: It could have been worse.That may not offer consolation to future hires who would contribute more than their colleagues to their retirement accounts, or to working-age military...

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Air Force extends early retirement option to meet sequestration cuts

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 3:31pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Airmen who missed out on retirement after the deadline passed for one of the Air Force's voluntary separation programs, now have another crack at riding off into the sunset early.

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VIDEO: Clowning Around: After 32 years, Fifi plans to retire

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 15 2013 - 10:04pm

SUNSET -- Fifi the Magic Clown put on the grease paint, bright-red wig and polka-dotted dress for what may be the last time.Fifi, who is Gayle Hasler Cook, is retiring after 32 years of tying balloon creations, performing with animals, painting faces and generally bringing laughter into other people's lives."It's time to let Fifi go," Cook said,...

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VIDEO: Clowning Around: After 32 years, Fifi plans to retire

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 15 2013 - 10:04pm

SUNSET -- Fifi the Magic Clown put on the grease paint, bright-red wig and polka-dotted dress for what may be the last time.Fifi, who is Gayle Hasler Cook, is retiring after 32 years of tying balloon creations, performing with animals, painting faces and generally bringing laughter into other people's lives."It's time to let Fifi go," Cook said,...

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