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2017 Military Pay Charts
Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
Proposed Military Pay: Charts
The military is looking at a potential 2.1% pay raise for 2017.
The Military Retirement System
The following is a summary of what you need to know regarding Military Retirement pay benefits.
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Military Retired Pay Overview
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Military Retirement Pay
Military Reserve Retirement
National Guard & Reserve members who complete a minimum 20 qualifying years of service become eligible for retired pay at age 60.
Thrift Savings Plan
The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) offers servicemembers flexibility in investment planning.
Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP) Overview
Concurrent Receipt means to receive both military retirement benefits and VA disability compensation.
Keeping Retiree Pay Records Up-to-Date
It's important that all retirees periodically review their military retirement pay to ensure all information is up-to-date.
Military Retirement Paychecks
Retirees residing in the United States can have their paychecks sent by EFT to a financial institution.
Retired Military Pay Days
Military retiree and annuitant payday is always on the first business day of the month.
Retired Pay Allotments
Retired servicemembers are permitted to continue some allotments that they had in effect while on active duty.
Retired Pay Centers
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) operates the Defense Retiree and Annuitant Pay System (DRAS).
Retired Pay Tax Withholding
All non-disability retired pay is subject to withholding of federal income taxes.
Retiree Pay Garnishment
Retired pay may be garnished for child support or make alimony payments.
State Retirement Income Tax
Some States exempt all or a portion of military retired pay from income taxation.
Waive Your Military Retirement to Receive Civil Service Retirement Pay
Eligible retired personnel may elect to waive their retired pay to Civil Service Retirement.
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