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Aviation Continuation Pay

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Aviation Continuation Pay, also known in the Navy as Aviator Career Continuation Pay, is for pilots who remain on active duty after the end of their active-duty service commitment are eligible for this type of pay. To receive the ACP, you must submit an application. Annual amounts vary depending on each service's needs and the length of time the pilot agrees to serve. For 2015, the maximum bonuses by service are: Air Force: up to $25,00... more

Combat Related Special Compensation

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Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) provides military retirees a monthly compensation that replaces their VA disability offset. This means that qualified military retirees with 20 or more years of service that have "combat related" VA-rated disability will no longer have their military retirement pay reduced by the amount of their VA disability compensation. Instead they will receive both their full military retirement pay and their VA ... more

Frequently Asked Questions About BAH

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Now available: The Military Pay App. Military.com has launched a new app that allows you instantaneous access to information about your pay and allowances from your mobile device. Get the free app for Android or iOS. 1.  Who is eligible for BAH? A member assigned to permanent duty within the 50 United States, who is not furnished Government housing, is eligible for BAH, based on the member's rank, dependency status, and permanent duty statio... more

Military Salary - Pay Overview

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Now available: The Military Pay App. Military.com has launched a new app that allows you instantaneous access to information about your pay and allowances from your mobile device. Get the free app for Android or iOS. 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 about the military compensation system including: Basi... more

Special Pay Overview

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In addition to military basic pay, benefits, and allowances, members of the armed forces may also receive special pays and incentive pays depending on their career field or location. Special pays include hardship duty pay, foreign language pay, sea pay, special assignment pay, and flight pay. Unlike military allowances, special pay is taxable unless the member is earning the pay while in a designated combat zone. The following is a ... more

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