2023 Military Pay Dates and LES Release DatesUpdated: May 19, 2023
Active duty, National Guard and Reserve members get paid twice a month, typically on the 1st and 15th, unless either day falls on a holiday or weekend. Pay dates falling on a holiday or weekend get paid the last workday before the 1st or the 15th.
Below are the military pay dates and LES release dates for 2023. Mid-month pay includes pay from the first day of the month through the 15th. End-of-month pay includes the 16th through the end of the month.
Find the current 2023 military pay rates here.
2023 Military Pay Dates
|2023 Pay Period||Mid-Month Pay Day||LES Release Date*||End-of-Month Pay Day||LES Release Date*|
|January||Jan. 13||Jan. 6||Feb. 1||Jan. 25|
|February||Feb. 15||Feb. 8||Mar. 1||Feb. 22|
|March||Mar. 15||Mar. 8||Mar. 31||Mar. 24|
|April||Apr. 14||Apr. 7||May 1||Apr. 22|
|May||May 15||May 8||June 1||May 25|
|June||June 15||June 8||June 30||June 24|
|July||July 14||July 7||Aug. 1||July 25|
|August||Aug. 15||Aug. 8||Sept. 1||Aug. 25|
|September||Sept. 15||Sept. 8||Sept. 29||Sept. 22|
|October||Oct. 13||Oct. 6||Nov. 1||Oct. 25|
|November||Nov. 15||Nov. 8||Dec. 1||Nov. 24|
|December||Dec. 15||Dec. 8||Dec. 29||Dec. 22|
*LES – Leave and Earnings Statements (for end-of-month and mid-month pay days)
Certain banks and credit unions offer early direct deposit. Examples of early direct deposit banks include Navy Federal, USAA, Service Credit Union, Pacific Marine Credit Union and Armed Forces Bank.
DFAS MyPay System
The DFAS MyPay system allows service members to access pay and tax statements, enroll in the Thrift Savings Plan, change or cancel TSP contributions and view travel advice updates. You can also view and print tax statements and travel vouchers, update your bank information and change tax withholdings.
The DFAS MyPay login is online at https://mypay.dfas.mil. The DFAS phone number is 888-332-7411, and select option 5 for MyPay.
The military pay dates are for all service branches: U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Space Force.