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The compensation for being in the Army or Air National Guard or in a Reserve unit is less than full-time pay since the commitment is only on weekends and special training sessions. This type of pay is often referred to as drill pay along with other pays for special duties. The articles in this section detail the various pay and pay eligibility for the Guard and Reserves.

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.

National Guard Pay Overview

If you're serving as a member of the National Guard, you're eligible for regular drill pay and might qualify for some special...

Reserve Pay Overview

If you're serving in the Reserves, you receive regular drill pay and other pay benefits.

Military Reserve Retirement

National Guard & Reserve members who complete a minimum 20 qualifying years of service become eligible for retired pay at age...

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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.

Military Retired Pay Overview

The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfor...