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National Guard Pay Overview

Members of the Washington National Guard look at screens showing a map of damage to roads following a simulated earthquake and tsunami, June 9, 2016, in Shelton, Wash. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)
Members of the Washington National Guard look at screens showing a map of damage to roads following a simulated earthquake and tsunami, June 9, 2016, in Shelton, Wash. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

If you're serving in the Army or Air National Guard, you're devoting weekends and special training sessions to our country's military - and in return, you receive regular drill pay and other pay benefits. Here you'll find everything you need to know about your military pay benefits. Make sure you're getting everything you've earned.

If you are serving as a member of the Army or Air National Guard, you are eligible for regular drill pay, and might qualify for some special pays.

If you are placed on active duty your pay will be change from Drill Pay to the same monthly pay structure as your active duty counterparts. Check out the active duty, Guard, and Reserve pay charts.

Below are the most common National Guard pay topics.

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