1% Pay Raise Coming In 2015 Earlier this year the President and the Senate Armed Services Committee published the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015. The latest version of the NDAA contains a 1% pay raise for the military, which will be the standard raise until 2018. The 2015 Military Pay Chart goes into effect on 1 January 2015, … [Read more...] about The 2015 Military Pay Chart
During my active-duty days, we used to have a frequent conversation around Hale Nords: "So what's your pay going to be now?" "Well, let's see. I'm on the promotion message, I just got a longevity raise, I'm getting submarine pay, I'm eligible for sea pay again, and the new housing & cost of living allowance rates are out. My paycheck should … [Read more...] about Total Pay: How much will your next paycheck be?
Two weeks ago the Department of Defense started discussing their plan for military pay changes, the force drawdown, and benefits cuts. It could be worse. Don't get me wrong-- it's bad enough, but the cuts are still less than the drawdown after the Cold War. Back then the military downsized over a quarter of its personnel. The submarine force, in … [Read more...] about Military pay & benefits cuts