Use the converter below to quickly find out what a specified regular time is in military time and what a given military time is in regular time. Just enter a regular time on the left or a military time on the right and click the corresponding arrow to convert the time. You’ll get the opportunity to talk with a Buyback Specialist that is an expert in this field. They’ll answer all your questions and explain things in way that’s easy to understand. Remember, we’re here to help, this is what we do. Honestly, this process shouldn’t be as difficult as it is. But as with many things in life, it’s not always so simple. Luckily there’s help available for those who need it. A value of “0” was entered for “Estimated Years to Retirement”. Technically this means that retirement has already started. In order to buy back your time, a military service deposit must be paid before you stop working for the Federal government. Use our buy back calculator to estimate the cost of buying back your time. There are two methods available to choose from, both are described below. Start by determining which entry method to use, either “Basic” or “Advanced”, and enter the information required to get a fast and detailed estimate at no cost.