Troops in Niger, Mali and Cameroon will be getting danger pay of up to $225 per month.
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The request has yet to be approved by the White House, the commander of U.S. Africa Command said.
The change will allow paratroopers to keep pay when circumstances out of their control prevent them from performing jumps.
Some Navy officers can get a $5,000 annual increase in their nuclear continuation bonus.
Recruiters and drill sergeants will be eligible for Special Duty Assignment Pay increases starting Jan. 1, the Army said.
Increases are targeted at mid-level enlisted grades and at hard-to-fill mobile units.
The Defense Department has reauthorized a program that pays sailors who spend more than 220 extra days at sea.
The Pentagon was pushing a "Force of the Future" plan with pay and benefits based upon the "principles of talent management."
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