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  • Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay

    Fewer troops will receive combat pay starting June 1. (Source: DoD)

    Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay are payable for duty performed in an area designated as hazardous. A member is not authorized to receive both Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay at the same time. The monthly rate is $225 for any time in which he/she was entitled to basic pay and in which he/she was: Subject to hostile fire or explosion of hostile mines; On duty in an area in which he was in imminent danger of being exposed ... more

  • Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay

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    Non-Air Crewmembers: Servicemembers, who under competent orders, perform hazardous duties such as:flying duty as non-crewmembers, parachute jumping, demolition of explosives, handle toxic fuels, engage in flight deck duty or experimental stress duty, and so on earn $150 per month. There is one exception to the $150 per month for parachute jumping, is the authority to bestow $225 per month for HALO jumps. Servicemembers that meet the requirem... more

  • Special Pay Overview


    Military Special Pay Overview In addition to the your basic pay benefits and allowances, you may receive special pays and incentive pays depending on your career field or location-even when you first join the military. Servicemembers can qualify for additional or "special" pay due to their qualifications, assignments and certain skills. For example servicemembers can may be able to get special pay based their ability to speak foreign languag... more

  • Special Pay Overview

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    In addition to military basic pay, benefits, and allowances, members of the armed forces may also receive special pays and incentive pays depending on their career field or location. Special pays include hardship duty pay, foreign language pay, sea pay, special assignment pay, and flight pay. Unlike military allowances, special pay is taxable unless the member is earning the pay while in a designated combat zone. The following is a ... more

  • Navy Officer Nuclear Career Bonuses

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    An individual who is selected for officer naval nuclear power training for duty in connection with the supervision, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants may be paid a bonus not to exceed $50,000. Nuclear Career Annual Incentive Bonus Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy, an officer of the naval service who: Is entitled to basic pay; Is not above the pay grade O-6; Has completed h... more

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