Social Security Matters: A question about Social Security credit for military pay
December 27, 2017
Dear Rusty: I have tried to contact Social Security many times but been put on hold for over 40 minutes, received no call back, etc. Also, I tried to find out online at my account, but got no answers to my questions so I’m hoping you can help.
I served in the U.S. Navy from March 5, 1951 until Dec. 2, 1954, with an honorable discharge for medical reasons. Looking at my Social Security earnings statement, I never received credit for my earnings while serving in the U.S. Navy in 1952, 1953, and 1954, and for 1951 I only received earnings credit for $120. In the Veterans Administration b...