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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. 1.  Who is eligible for BAH? A member assigned to permanent duty within the 50 United States, who is not furnished Government housing, is eligible for BAH, based on the member's rank, dependency status, and permanent duty station zip code.  A member stationed overseas (except in Hawaii and Alaska), including U.S. t... more

  • Overseas (OCONUS) COLA Overview

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    The Overseas Cost of Living Allowance is a supplement designed to equalize purchasing power between members overseas and their CONUS-based counterparts. The following is a summary of the Overseas Cost of Living Allowance: The Average COLA Supplement The average supplement is $300 per month. The basic measurement is a comparison of CONUS shopping behavior and the aggregate shopping behavior at each overseas location. It impacts 320,000 member... 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

  • Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance

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    The Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance (FSSA) program was established to supplement a military member's income to a high enough level so that the member's family doesn't need to get benefits under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. FSSA Eligibility FSSA is payable to any officer or enlisted member of the Armed Forces who mee... 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

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