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    2017 Military Pay Charts
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    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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    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).

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Military Pay Agency Addresses

Have a general question about active duty or retired pay rates? Check with the relevant agencies listed below. Be aware that if you call the toll-free telephone numbers, you may have long waits.

Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service Cleveland Center/ROCAD
P.O. Box 99191
Cleveland, OH 44199-2058
Telephone numbers (toll free):
888-DFAS411 (888-332-7411)
800-321-1080 option #3 (casualty reporting only)
800-469-6559 (fax)
Website: http://www.dod.mil/dfas/

Coast Guard/NOAA:

Commanding Officer
United States Coast Guard Personnel Support Center (PSC/RAS)

444 S.E. Quincy St. Topeka, KS
66683-3591
Telephone number (toll free):
800-772-8724
Telephone number (local):
785-339-3415 
Website: http://www.uscg.mil/ppc/ccb/

For More Information

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