Is there anything to this of receiving benifits from Social Security for being in the military? I was just given the web site to check it out. I am already retired and was ask when I filed if I was in the military and given a $1.00 extra on my benifits. I am wondering were I check this out if there is anything to this at all. I went to http://www.ssa.gov/retire2/military.htm. This site does not say too much about it.