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  • Military Pay Charts
    2017 Military Pay Charts
    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
    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
    Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation rates.
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    The Military Retirement System
    The following is a summary of what you need to know regarding Military Retirement pay benefits.
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    2017 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).

Military Pay Archive

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    2017 Military Pay Dates
    When will you get paid? When is your LES available? We have the answers here!
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    Military Enlisted Pay Breakdown
    Below is a sample of annual Regular Military Compensation for a servicemember at E-4 pay level, with 3 years of military service
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    Combat-Related Special Compensation
    Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) is a special DOD compensation for combat-related disability. It replaces VA disability
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    Computing Retired Military Pay
    Retired pay is generally computed either on length of service or on a percentage of disability, but there are different programs.
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    Combat Related Special Compensation
    Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) provides retirees a monthly compensation that replaces their VA disability offset.