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Military Officers Association: “Retirement Under Siege”

Your retirement benefits are under attack. Well, perhaps not for those already in – but definitely for those soon to enter military service. That’s the thrust of this...


Military Pay Overview

Your first impression when looking at military pay may be that you could earn more as a civilian doing the same work without risking your neck. In hour-for-hour,...


Reserve Pay Overview

Reserve Pay is for members in the Selected Reserves or National Guard. These service members are paid regular drill pay for serving one weekend a month. Special pay for...


Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)


Military tax-exempt allowances include the Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) and the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). The origin of these allowances comes from the...


Non-locality Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH RC /T or BH-II) and Basic Allowance for Subsistence 
(BAS)

Basic Allowances include the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) and a Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS). Both of these allowances are based upon the military historically...


Clothing Allowance

The Military Clothing Allowance is one of the many allowances given to service members to help augment income. Other common allowances are the Basic Subsistence Allowance that...


Overseas "OCONUS" COLA

Overseas Cost of Living Allowance (OCONUS COLA) is a cost of living allowance given to military service members who are stationed overseas. OCONUS COLA is intended to equalize...


Active Duty Cost-of Living Allowance (COLA)

Active Duty Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is an amount that is added to your pay every year if you are stationed in an area that has a high cost of living. The COLA Pay is...


Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS)

Basic Allowance for Subsistance (BAS) is meant to offset the cost of meals for the service member. Note that this is for the service member alone and does not include family...


Garnishment of Pay

Active, reserve, and retired military – as well as Federal civilian employees – may have wages garnished for payment of child support, spousal support, or Federal taxes....