Here is the criteria:
- You must have at lease 6 years of service on the date of election and agree to serve 4 additional years.
- If you have 10 years of service on the date of election, you are eligible to transfer your benefit if further service is precluded by your service, as long as you serve the maximum amount of time allowed by your service component policy, or
- If you are, or become retirement eligible during the period from August 1, 2009 through August 1, 2013. If this applied to you, your retirement date is pushed back by as much as 3-years.