Sometimes as a Personal Finance blogger I lay awake at night wondering what my next meal ticket post will be.

Then I received this fat fastball- Pitched right over the Plate- From the Navy Reserve Recruiter:

(Side rant: I receive these emails from The Navy Reserve Recruitment system because I am Individual Ready Reservist (IRR), and the Navy is trying to convince me to go back in to a paid (SELRES) status so that I can fly across the country for Drill Weekends.  The Navy recently kicked its IRR reservists to the curb as I have documented here- The Navy does not even permit its IRR reservists to access their online university (Navy Knowledge Online) to earn retirement credit points).

Back the the post.  And it’s a Doozey.  Here’s the ‘Immediate military retirement pay’ announcement I received in my inbox: Continue reading