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Special Military Pay is compensation added to basic pay benefits and allowances that may include incentive pay based on specific career field or location, even when new to the military. The articles in this section detail each of the specific areas of special pay and the eligibility for each one.

Overseas Extension Pay

The military may offer certain servicemembers an added incentive for extending their overseas tour.

Hardship Duty Pay

Hardship Duty Pay is a special pay for members stationed in areas with living conditions extremely below standards in the U.S...

Flight Pay

Aviation incentive pay is paid to both officers and enlisted who have flight related duties.

Career Sea Pay

If you are an active duty service member on sea duty, you are entitled to Career Sea special pay at a monthly rate of up to $...

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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...