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  • Reserve Drill Pay Calculator

    To figure out your drill payment: 1. Select your pay grade. 2. Select your minimum Time in Service. 3. Select your number of drill periods (one drill period is four hours). 4. Click on the "Submit" button to find out how much you should be paid. You can hit the "Reset" button at any time if you make a mistake. Typically, one drill weekend includes four drill periods. For example an E-1 with less than 2 years of service will earn $46.6... more

  • 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. 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 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 Pay Chart page, which also includes current pay rates for 2015. To calculate your military pay for this year, visit the Pay Calculator page. Download Milit... more

  • Guard and Reserve Deployment: Pay Benefits

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    Basic Pay: All servicemembers receive basic pay. It is the bulk of their pay, and it is based on rank and length of service. As a member of the Guard or reserve your basic pay is based on your paygrade and the number of drill periods (4 hours each) you serve each month. Regular weekend drills are paid on a 2 drill period per day basis. So each full weekend drill is actually worth 4 drill periods.  See the Reserve Drill Pay Calculator for mor... 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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