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    2017 Military Pay Charts
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    Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
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    The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfortably
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    Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation rates.
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    The following is a summary of what you need to know regarding Military Retirement pay benefits.
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    2017 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
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    Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).

Proposed Military Pay Charts for 2018

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President Donald Trump's first budget proposal included a 2.1% pay increase for the military in fiscal year 2018 -- the same amount that troops received for 2017. However, Congress is considering a 2.4% bump.

To see next year's proposed pay amounts recommended by the White House, please see our 2018 proposed 2.1% pay. You can also check out the charts reflecting the House Armed Services Committee's (HASC) proposed 2.4% raise.

For your personalized pay and allowance computation check out our Military Pay Calculator which has been updated to include the proposed pay raise.

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