Taxable Income From Retired Pay
Retired pay, like other income, is subject to Federal income taxation unless wholly or partially exempted by statute.
COLA for Retired Pay
Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation rates.
Questions About Pay
Have a general question about active duty or retired pay rates? Check with these resources.
Military Retired Pay Overview
The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfortably
Retired Pay Centers
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) operates the Defense Retiree and Annuitant Pay System (DRAS).