Basic Allowance for Subsistence
BAS is a continuation of the military tradition of providing room and board (or rations) as part of a servicemember's pay.
Why Is Our Military BAS Pay Gone?
If your paycheck is lower this month, the culprit might be your military BAS pay, or "Basic Allowance for Subsistence." Read more.
Overseas (OCONUS) COLA Overview
The Overseas Cost of Living Allowance is a supplement designed to equalize purchasing of members stationed overseas.
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