P.j. Blackstock, Petitioner, v. Office of Personnel Management, Respondent, 852 F.2d 1293 (Fed. Cir. 1988)

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US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - 852 F.2d 1293 (Fed. Cir. 1988)

June 20, 1988


Before FRIEDMAN, PAULINE NEWMAN and ARCHER, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM.


The decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board, Docket No. AT08318710211, affirming the reconsideration decision of the Office of Personnel Management that the estate of Earl M. Rucker is not entitled to payment of a lump-sum retirement credit, is affirmed on the basis of the decision of the administrative judge. Mr. Rucker had not changed his designation of beneficiary, and such designation for the purpose of payment of retirement annuity is not subject to change by operation of state law.