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  • Frequently Asked Questions About BAH

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    Basic Allowance For Housing is a tax-free monthly monetary allowance for servicemembers who are not provided government housing. 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 ... more

  • Military Enlisted Pay Breakdown

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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. Below is a sample of annual Regular Military Compensation for a servicemember at the E-4 pay level, with three years of military service. E-4 servicemembers include: ... more

  • Legion Disappointed With 1-Percent Pay Cap

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    The American Legion's new national commander, Michael D. Helm, took issue with President Barack Obama's support for a 1-percent pay raise in 2015 for members of the armed forces. Elected for a one-year term during the Legion's 96th Annual National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., last month, Helm expressed disappointment over the paltry pay increase. "With a war in Afghanistan, boots back on the ground in Iraq, and ISIS on the loose in the Mid... more

  • Military Pay Charts

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    Military pay charts for 2016 have been officially released. You can find them on this page. The official military pay increase for 2016 is set at 1.3 percent. The increase will go into effect on January 1, 2016. To see the two proposed 2016 pay rates, visit the Military.com Pay Chart page, which also includes current pay rates for 2015. To calculate your military pay for this year, visit the Military.com Pay Calculator page. Download Milit... more

  • Reserve Pay Overview

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    Members of the National Guard or Selected Reserve, devote one weekend each month, extended training periods and serve the war effort by augmenting the active-duty U.S.  military. In return Guard and reserve members receive regular drill pay and other benefits. If you are serving as a member of the National Guard or Selected Reserve, you are eligible for regular drill pay, and might qualify for some special pays. Each "Drill Weekend" counts as... more

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