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Why Are You Searching For BAS Rates?

A little mid-year review of our most popular posts and frequent searches brings up a fascinating subject.  The single most frequently read page at The…


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Pay and Allowances: Fair, or Not?

Over at Military.com’s spouse blog, SpouseBUZZ, there is an interesting conversation about whether family programs should be rank-based.  While that is a fascinating topic, it…


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Figuring The First Paycheck

When you are brand new to the military, there are lots of things to learn.  I recently had a question from a reader, a parent,…


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2009 Clothing Allowances, BAS and Medical Pay

The 2009 clothing allowances, basic allowance for subsistence (BAS), and special pays for medical professionals have been announced.  BAS rates have been set at $326.87…