Special Duty Assignment Pay

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If you are an enlisted member who is performing duties which have been designated as extremely difficult or involving an unusual degree of responsibility in a military skill, you may be entitled to Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP).

The following table reflects the most recent SDAP monthly rates:

Monthly Special Duty Assignment Pay Rates
SD-1 $75
SD-2 $150
SD-3 $225
SD-4 $300
SD-5 $375
SD-6 $450
SD-7 $525

What Military Specialties Qualify For Special Duty Assignment Pay?

Some of the qualifying military specialties include:

  • Nuclear Trained Sailors
  • Special Operations Forces
  • Production Recruiter
  • White House Communications Agency
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Defense Courier Operations
  • Senior Enlisted Advisor to the JCS

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