The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. The intent of BAH is to provide uniformed servicemembers accurate and equitable housing... more.
Military pay includes over 70 separate types of pay and allowances. Military allowances include such things as extra money for housing, food, clothing, family separation and dislocation.
Currently, the military compensation system has over 70 separate types of pay and allowances -- that's a lot to keep track of. Fortunately everything you need to know from Basic Pay, to special pay...Full Story