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Military Pay Charts for Fiscal Year 2005

This category includes U.S. Military Pay Charts for Fiscal Year 2005, which runs from 1 October 2004 to 30 September 2005.

Base Pay
Both the House and the Senate Armed Forces Committees have approved an accross-the-board 3.5 percent pay raise for military personnel, as part of the FY 2005 Defense Authorization Bill.

Annual Military Salary Charts
These charts show average annual military salary for commissioned officers, warrant officers, and enlisted members, to include base pay, average housing allowance, monetary food allowance, and the tax advantage of untaxed allowances.

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)
2005 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates for military personnel.

BAH Differential Rates
Special rules apply for active duty members who live in the barracks and pay child support. Military members who don't have custody, and are paying child or spouse support, ARE NOT authorized to reside in the barracks and receive full-rate BAH. Instead, such members are paid an entitlement called BAH-DIFF, or BAH Differential.

Basic Allowance for Sustenance (BAS)
Monthly monetary food allowance for members of the United States Military for fiscal year 2005.

Combat Pay (Immiment Danger Pay)
A member assigned to or deployed to a combat zone receives combat pay at the rate of $225.00 per month. Being assigned to or working in a combat zone triggers also triggers a tax advantage.

Drill Pay
Fiscal Year 2005 Charts which show monthly drill pay for members of the National Guard and Military Service's Reserves.

Family Separation Allowance
amily Separation Allowance (FSA) is payable only to members with dependents. Basically, family separation allowance is payable when a military member is forced to be away from his/her dependents for longer than 30 days, due to military orders.

Flight Pay
Military members who are on flying status receive monthly flight pay., Here are the flight pay charts for enlisted members and commissioned/warrant officers who are on flying status.

Hardship Duty Pay
Hardship Duty Pay - Location, or HDP-L is additional compensation paid to service members during assignment in land areas outside the continental United States where living conditions are substantially below the standard compared to the continental United States.

Involuntary Separation Pay
Many military members who are involuntarily separated from the military are entitled to involuntary separation pay (severance pay). To be eligible, a military member must have six or more years of active duty, and less than 20 years.

Military Clothing (Uniform) Allowances
Military members are provided monetary allowances to pay for uniform replacement and maintenance. These allowances are based on the cost of specific uniform items, and on an estimated "wear out" date for each specific item. Here are the uniform replacement/maintenance allowances for each of the military services:

Military Pay Charts
Current pay charts for the United States Military, including base pay, housing allowance, family separation allowance, submarine pay, flight pay, combat pay, food allowance, dislocation allowance, travel pay, and more.

Retired Pay Charts
These charts show the monthly retirement pay for active duty enlisted members, warrant officers, and commissioned officers who retire during 2005. Military personnel can retire after 20 years of active duty service.

Sea Pay
Military personnel assigned to duty at sea are authorized a special monthly pay. Here are the charts for Career Sea Pay for fiscal year 2005.

Submarine Duty Pay
Military personnel assigned to duty about U.S. Navy Submarines are authorized a special monthly pay. Here are the charts for submarine duty pay for fiscal year 2005.

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