Most Popular Military Pay Articles

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    Proposed Military Pay: Charts
    Military.com
    The military is looking at a potential 2.1% pay raise for 2017.
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    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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    The Military Retirement System
    Military.com
    The following is a summary of what you need to know regarding Military Retirement pay benefits.
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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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    Military Reserve Retirement
    Military.com
    National Guard & Reserve members who complete a minimum 20 qualifying years of service become eligible for retired pay at age 60.

Concurrent Receipt (CRDP) Pay Computation

There are many financial considerations when planning for retirement
There are many financial considerations when planning for retirement
Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP) allows military retirees to receive both military retired pay and VA compensation. This was prohibited until the CRDP program began on January 1, 2004.

CRDP was a "phase in" of benefits that gradually restored a retiree's VA disability offset. This means that an eligible retiree's retired pay gradually increased each year until the phase in was complete effective January 2014.

You do not need to apply for CRDP. If qualified, you were enrolled automatically.

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