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  • Military Pay Charts
    2017 Military Pay Charts
    Military.com
    Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
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    Military Retired Pay Overview
    Military.com
    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
    Military.com
    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
    Military.com
    What you need to know about Military Retirement pay.
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    2017 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
    Military.com
    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).

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    2017 Military Pay Dates
    Military.com
    When will you get paid? When is your LES available? We have the answers here!
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    Thrift Savings Plan
    Military.com
    The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) offers servicemembers flexibility in investment planning.
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    Military Pay Allotments
    Military.com
    An allotment is a designated amount of money that is automatically distributed for you, from your pay.
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    Questions About Pay
    Military.com
    Have a general question about active duty or retired pay rates? Check with these resources.
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    Military Advance Pay
    Military.com
    The purpose of advance pay is to give funds to a member to meet extraordinary expenses incident to Permanent Change of Station.
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    Suspension of Pay
    Military.com
    Military retirement pay may be suspended to comply with statutory or regulatory requirements.
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    Military Garnishment
    Military.com
    Federal law allows active, reserve, and retired military members pay to be garnished (or taken) for child and/or spousal support.