National Guard Benefits - Pay and Compensation
For two days of weekend training, you’ll receive four days’ active duty pay. There are also seceral types of incentive and special pay to include Aviation Career Incentive Pay, Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay and Hostile Fire Pay. You can also work for your unit on temporary spcial duty orders when there is a need for additional unit support.
Civilian Pay Scales
Military Pay Chart
Additional Flight Training Periods (AFTP)
Aviators and rated crew members are alotted a set number of Additional Flight Training Periods (AFTP) each year to keep their currency. An AFTP is equal to one days pay.
Basic Allowance for Housing
BAH is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. The intent of BAH is to provide uniformed service members with permanent duty within the 50 United States accurate and equitable housing compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets, and is payable when government quarters are not provided. A uniformed service member stationed overseas, including U.S. protectorates, not furnished government housing, is eligible for Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA).
BAH Type 2
BAH with dependents
BAH without dependents
Pay and Compensation Links
The following Web pages contain a wealth of information on military pay and allowances, as well as associated topics.
DoD Military Compensation Web site
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
Veterans’ Administration (GI Bill, SGLI, and other VA programs)
Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
Army Human Resources Directorate
Army Secondary Dependency Determination
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) Calculator
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