AAFMAA is proud to announce the addition of Rod Azama to the Boards of Managers of both AAFMAA Wealth Management & Trust and AAFMAA Mortgage Services. Azama brings a depth of background to AAFMAA as business and operations manager, national security and cybersecurity specialist, director of information analysis, and contributor to books on financial planning, infrastructure development, and national security.
We’re now nearly three months into the open enrollment period for the new Blended Retirement System (BRS), which went into effect for new military members on January 1, 2018. While you have until the end of 2018 decide whether you’ll opt into the BRS or stay with the legacy retirement system, time is of the essence. Each month you wait could mean lost matching funds if you end up going with the BRS. However, making a decision like this one isn’t always easy and should never be rushed.
We sadly report that AAFMAA’s former Vice Chairman of the Board, GEN Jack N. Merritt (USA, Ret) passed away in his home Wednesday afternoon, January 3, 2018. GEN Merritt was an inspirational leader whose influence and impact will be seen and felt by many future generations of AAFMAA Members.