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.
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