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2015 Military Pay & Allowances

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For 2015, a 1% pay increase will be given to all members of the military. This pay increase goes into effect on January 1, 2015. Military Pay Charts Each year, adjustments are made to the housing allowance or BAH. If you are already stationed at a permanent duty station, you can only benefit from these [...]

Military Pay Changes for 2014

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It's that time again when pay changes for all of our soldiers. Some of us will be seeing increases while others will be seeing decreases this year due to lower BAH at a new duty station or recently announced imminent danger pay changes. See what's in store for your soldier's paycheck in 2014. The President [...]

Ask An Army Spouse: BAH or Housing Allowance

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My husband is in his 9th week of AIT. We married in Dec after he graduated from BT. He just now got me added to DEERS. I called to see when we would start getting our BAH. I was told he had not yet completed the process and still needs to go to the finance office [...]

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My boyfriend and I have been dating a little over a year. He just finished AIT and is now stationed at Ft. Sill Oklahoma for the next 10 months, until he gets deployed to Kuwait. I’m only 17 and he’s 19. Next year I plan on going to a private college here in my hometown [...]

Rumor Mill: Waiting for First Paycheck

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Rumor: Fact: Unfortunately, this rumor is generally true as the first paycheck typically does take four to six weeks to arrive. It depends on when in the pay cycle he begins basic training, if he has all of the necessary paperwork completed and how fast they process the paperwork. In most situations, he will receive [...]