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Military personnel (mostly Navy) who perform operational submarine duty.

The term “operational submarine duty” means duty:

1. While attached under competent orders to a submarine;

2. While serving as an operator or crew member of an operational submersible (including an underseas exploration or research vehicle);

3. While undergoing training preliminary to assignment to a nuclearpowered submarine;

4. While undergoing rehabilitation after assignment to a nuclear-powered submarine; or

5. In the case of a member qualified in submarines, while attached as a member of a submarine operational command staff, whose duties require serving on a submarine during underway operations as follows.

a. During 1 calendar month--48 hours. Hours, however, served underway in excess of 48 hours as a member of a submarine operational command staff during any of the immediately preceding 5 calendar months, and not already used to qualify for incentive pay, may be applied to satisfy the 48-hour underway time requirements for the current month.

b. During any 2 consecutive calendar months, when requirements have not been met for the first month--96 hours.

c. During any 3 consecutive calendar months, when requirements have not been met for the first 2 months--144 hours.

6. While receiving instruction to prepare for assignment to a submarine of advanced design; or

7. While receiving instruction to prepare for a position of increased responsibility on a submarine.

Monthly pay is as follows, for grade and years of service.

 

  <2 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 26
W-5 285 375 375 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425
W-4 285 375 375 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425
W-3 285 375 375 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425
W-2 285 375 375 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425
W-1 285 375 375 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425 425

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