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Military Pay Raises Finalized, Obama Signs $633B Defense Bill

Updated: December 31, 2022

The 2013 National Defense Authorization act has been signed into law by President Obama.  The act allows the DoD to institute pay raises, bonuses and incentive pay for U.S. Armed Forces personnel and this year it includes a 1.7% pay increase.  The defense bill was signed by President Obama “despite having serious reservations with certain […]

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2013 Military Pay Charts (1.7% Military Pay Raise)

Updated: December 24, 2022

On Jan. 2, 2013, President Obama signed the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, including authorization for the 1.7% military pay raise. On Dec. 27, 2012, President Obama signed Executive Order 13635, “Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay,” which effectively approved the military pay increase of 1.7%, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Pay is […]

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Military Pay Raise, Defense Bill Approved by Senate

Updated: December 31, 2022

The 2013 Defense bill has been approved by the Senate with a unanimous vote of 98-0.  The bill kept intact the increases that many service members have been closely monitoring including military pay raises.  The proposed rate increases are 1.7% for military pay, 4.3% for BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) and 3.4% BAS (Basic Allowance […]

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