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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.
  • There are many financial considerations when planning for retirement
    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.
  • Retired Army 1SG Fishing
    The Military Retirement System
    Military.com
    What you need to know about Military Retirement pay.
  • A house under construction
    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).

Reserve & Guard Pay

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    View Your 2017 Military Pay
    The military basic pay charts are updated annually as part of the DoD budget and National Defense Authorization Act.

Reserve & Guard Pay

  • 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.
  • Members of the Washington National Guard look at screens showing a map of damage to roads following a simulated earthquake and tsunami, June 9, 2016, in Shelton, Wash. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)
    National Guard Pay Overview
    Military.com
    If you're serving as a member of the National Guard, you're eligible for regular drill pay and might qualify for some special pays
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    Reserve Pay Overview
    Military.com
    If you're serving in the Reserves, you receive regular drill pay and other pay benefits.
  • U.S. Army Reserve Spcs. Jahvar Billings and Anthony Clark, 385th Transportation Detachment, Fort Bragg, N.C., guide a Humvee driver during a training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., June 15, 2016. (Army Photo: Spc. Daisy Zimmer)
    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.