Special Extra Earnings For Military Service
Under certain circumstances, special extra earnings for your military service from 1957 through 2001 can be credited to your record for Social Security purposes. These extra earnings credits may help you qualify for Social Security or increase the amount of your Social Security benefit.
Special extra earnings credits are granted for periods of active duty or active duty for training. Special extra earnings credits are not granted for inactive duty training.
Visit the Social Security Administration's website for more information.
How To Get Proof Of Social Security Numbers Or Benefits
Starting February 2014, the SSA will no longer issue Social Security number (SSN) printouts, and their field offices will stop providing benefit verification letters. The phase-in period will end in April 2014. Users are encouraged to use my Social Security to access their information. Read the article below for more information or visit the Social Security website.