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1 December 2017 Military Pay

Calculate your military pay with the latest approved pay rates — download the Military.com Pay App for Android on Google Play or for iPhone on…




From The Mailbag: Stopping SBP Payments

The military’s Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) has a few unique terms that have to be considered when deciding whether SBP is right for your family’s…


November 2017 Military Pay

15 November 2017 Military Pay

Don’t forget that you can find all the updated 2017 military pay charts here at Military.com. The holidays are coming, and lots of folks are…



November Commissary Off-Site Sales

Most months, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) offers special events for those eligible commissary patrons who don’t live near a regular, bricks and mortar Commissary…


November 2017 Military Pay

1 November 2017 Military Pay

Don’t forget that you can find all the updated 2017 military pay charts here at Military.com. We’re smack into a long military pay period, and…


Putting Military Pay Into Perspective

I recently had the opportunity to talk to a group of civilians about their financial questions.  The people in this group had different backgrounds and…


29 September 2017 Military Pay

Because 1 October 2017 is on a Sunday, the next regular, active duty military payday is Friday, 29 September 2017.  We’re in the middle of…


Five Things To Know About Flood Insurance

I’ve been lucky.  I’ve never lived in a place where my mortgage lender required flood insurance and my only face-to-face encounter with a flood was…


September 2017 military pay

15 September 2017 Military Pay

If you’re not staring at the face of Hurricane Irma, you may be thinking about other things, like the upcoming payday.  The next regular, active…



1 September 2017 Military Pay

Oh, these long pay periods.  I start getting questions about payday sooo early! The next regular, active duty military payday is Friday, 1 September 2017….


15 August 2017 Military Pay

15 August 2017 Military Pay

Don’t forget that you can find all the updated 2017 military pay charts here at Military.com. These Tuesday paydays always cause confusion, and it is…


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Some July LES Show Erroneous SDP Balances

July 2017 Leave and Earnings Statements (LES) are now available, and yours may contain a mistake:  the listing of a Savings Deposit Program (SDP) balance…



August 2017 Military Pay

1 August 2017 Military Pay

Don’t forget that you can find all the updated 2017 military pay charts here at Military.com. This pay period is a long one, and it’s…


When will your 14 July military pay show up in your checking account?

14 July 2017 Military Pay

Don’t forget that you can find all the updated 2017 military pay charts here at Military.com. Before I even get started, just a reminder:  this…