Military Pay is based on a service members pay-grade, length of service, duties,and location. This section includes articles describing each of the types of military pay and how they are calculated.
Types of Military Pay
Military retirement pay is one of the top three benefits of military service along with medical and other benefits. Also, all military retirements are protected from inflation by annual Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs), based on changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as measured by the Department of Labor.