In a military divorce, does anyone know if the "disposable retirement pay" language is the default? Or something you have to figure out how to get inserted into the Memorandum of Understanding (end product of mediation) or divorce decree? Per this site and others, https://paycheck-chronicles.military.com/2015/07/09/how-to-divide-military-retired-pay/ ... it appears "disposable retirement pay" is the standard language used in military divorces. Our divorce mediator is sending our retirement-related issues out to a QDRO - Qualified Domestic Relations Order firm, to have the pension terms properly drafted. I asked if we can insert "disposable retirement pay" language. I was told it's whatever the QDRO firm comes back with. I'm confused. I'm seeing various web sites, such as the one above, where "disposable retirement pay" wording is the default. And real-life court cases where the Marital Settlements merely state the spouse receives 50% of the military member's pension and there's no mention of "disposable retirement pay." So if anyone has been thru a military divorce and knows whether the "disposable retirement pay" is the default wording, it would be appreciated. As an aside, I'm rated 100% by the VA and Army. My wife wants the divorce for no valid reason; other than she's tired of being married. Thanks.