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  • Military Pay Charts
    2017 Military Pay Charts
    Military.com
    Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
  • There are many financial considerations when planning for retirement
    Military Retired Pay Overview
    Military.com
    The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfortably
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    COLA for Retired Pay
    Military.com
    Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation rates.
  • Retired Army 1SG Fishing
    The Military Retirement System
    Military.com
    The following is a summary of what you need to know regarding Military Retirement pay benefits.
  • A house under construction
    2017 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
    Military.com
    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).

Allowances

Military Allowances

  • A house under construction
    2017 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
    Military.com
    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).
  • U.S. Marines wait in line while food service specialists sauté Mongolian entrée selections on the grill in the R.G. Robinson Mess Hall at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 8, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Lance Cpl. Carlos Jimenez)
    Basic Allowance for Subsistence
    Military.com
    BAS is a continuation of the military tradition of providing room and board (or rations) as part of a servicemember's pay.
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    2017 Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA)
    Military.com
    The 2017 Military COLA Rates are now available! Rates have changed for nearly every military housing area.
  • Elizabeth Tower in London Houses Big Ben
    Overseas Housing Allowances
    Military.com
    Overseas Housing Allowance is available for military members and their families who are serving on PCS orders overseas
  • Navy sailor shopping for uniforms.
    Clothing Allowances for 2017
    Military.com
    To help pay for a uniform and other clothing costs, service members may be given a clothing allowance.
  • Deploying
    Family Separation Allowance
    Military.com
    A servicemember with dependents who serves an unaccompanied tour of duty may be entitled to a family separation allowance