Military pay and compensation is a critical component of military service. Fortunately, we can help service members answer their most pressing pay questions from articles, pay charts, pay calculators and more. The articles and tools in the links below are designed guide user through the pay maze such as determining pay dates, BAH and special pay.
2018 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).
The Military Retirement System
There are 4 different retirement pay systems depending on when you joined the military. We explain them here.
COLA for Retired Pay
Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation.