Military bonuses are specific payments incentivize members to start and/or stay in the service. These bonuses include the enlistment and the reenlistment military bonuses. This area of the site includes articles detailing these bonuses to service members and eligibility requirements.
Individual Ready Reserve Reenlistment Bonus
Active duty members who join the active reserves may qualify for an enlistment bonus.
Prior Service Enlistment Bonus
People who join the military with prior active service may be eligible for a Prior Service Enlistment Bonus.
The Selective Retention Bonus
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) is paid to enlisted members to encourage reenlistments in critical military skills.
Enlistment and Reenlistment Bonuses
In addition to pay, there are two types of bonuses that encourage soldiers to start and/or stay in the service.
Aviator Retention Bonus
The Aviation Retention Bonus is for pilots who agree to continue in flying duties after their original service commitment.
Navy Officer Nuclear Career Bonuses
Special pay is available for naval officers working in nuclear power plants on ships and submarines.