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  • Military Pay Charts
    2016 Military Pay Charts
    Military.com
    President Obama signed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act which includes a 1.3 percent increase in military pay for 20...
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    The Military Retirement System
    Military.com
    If you are considering making the military a career — or you have already made that decision, and just want to know more about ...
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    Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
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    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. The intent of BAH...
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    2016 Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA)
    Military.com
    The Cost of Living Allowance or COLA helps offset the effects of higher living expenses that servicemembers stationed in expens...
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    Military Reserve Retirement
    Military.com
    National Guard and Reserve servicemembers who complete a minimum of 20 "qualifying" years of service (creditable retirement yea...

Special Pay

Military Special Pay

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    Overseas Extension Pay
    Military.com
    The military may offer certain servicemembers an added incentive for extending their overseas tour. Called Overseas Extension P...
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    Hardship Duty Pay
    Military.com
    Now available: The Military Pay App. Military.com has launched a new app that allows you instantaneous access to information ab...
  • The Government Accountability Office said the Air Force has left its drone pilots with low morale. (U.S. Air Force photo)
    Flight Pay
    Military.com
    Aviation incentive pay is paid to both officers and enlisted who have flight related duties.  Now available: The Military Pay ...
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    Aviation Career Incentive Pay for Officers
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    If you are an active duty commissioned officer on aviation duty, you are entitled to Aviation Career Incentive Pay (ACIP). Avia...
  • Sailors and Marines load cases of water onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) in preparation for the ship getting underway to deploy to Saipan. (U.S. Navy photo by Leah Eclavea/Released)
    Career Sea Pay
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    If you are an active duty service member on sea duty, you are entitled to Career Sea special pay at a monthly rate of up to $73...
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    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-crewmembe...
  • Fewer troops will receive combat pay starting June 1. (Source: DoD)
    Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay
    Military.com
    Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay are payable for duty performed in an area designated as hazardous. A member is not author...
  • U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson. Navy SEALs make a practice jump.
    Special Warfare Officer Continuation Pay
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    A special warfare officer who meets the eligibility requirements and who executes a written agreement to remain on active duty ...
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    Foreign Language Proficiency Pay / Foriegn Language Proficiency Bonus
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    Entitlement to Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) is established for officers and enlisted members receiving basic pay a...
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    Diving Duty Pay
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    Armed Forces members are entitled to special pay for diving duty for periods during which they are: Assigned by orders t...
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    Submarine Duty Incentive Pay
    Military.com
    Sailors are eligible to receive Submarine Duty Incentive Pay: While attached under orders to a submarine; While ser...
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    Special Pay for Medical and Dental Officers
    Military.com
    If you are a health professional officer you may be entitled to special pay. The following is a summary of what you need to k...
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    Special Pay for Dental Officers
    Military.com
    Special pays for dental officers include an Accession Bonus (AB), Variable Special Pay (VSP), Board Certified Pay (BCP), Additi...
  • Special Pay For Veterinary Officers
    Military.com
    Commissioned officers on active duty who are designated as veterinary officers or hold a degree in veterinary medicine are elig...
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    Other Special Medical Pay
    Military.com
    If you work in the health care field you may be eligible for a special pay bonus. The following is a summary of these bonuses a...
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