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How do I find out about my Armed Forces Pension?
You can download a 'Your Pension Scheme Explained' booklets for each pension scheme, which are available to view online here.

Please ensure you have read the appropriate booklet for your scheme before you submit an application for AFPS benefits on JPA.
Is my wife entitled to a state pension if she hasn’t worked while I’ve been in the Forces?
Please see the State Pension page on the Directgov website.
How is my State Pension calculated?
This calculation takes into consideration when you were born and how many years you have paid National Insurance contributions. Calculations can be made on the Directgov website or by contacting the State Pension Forecasting Team.