2015 Military Pay, BAH, BAS, Defense Budget Infographic

2015 Military Pay, BAH & BAS Increase Status

The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act infographic showing the status of the budget. H.R. 4435: Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 authorizes appropriations for 2015 military activities including military pay, BAH and BAS. Typically the Act is signed into law in late December once Congress passes and the President signs. One of the main issues in the NDAA this year is military pay. Both President Obama and … [Read More...]


2015 Military Pay Raise

The proposed military pay increase for fiscal year 2015 is 1% according to the FY 2015 defense budget.  The House of Representatives passed a 1.8% version which would need to be signed by the Senate and the President. The 1% increased based on the Department of Defense’s recommendation and President Obama’s proposal in the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget proposal that was sent to Congress.  The DoD’s recommendation was based on the need to slow the growth in military pay.  However, these changes are … [Read More...]

BAH Basic Allowance Housing Rate

2015 BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates

The proposed 2015 BAH rate increase based on the Department of Defense’s fiscal year 2015 budget is 1.5%.  However, the DOD is also proposing that service members slowly start to pay 5% of out-of-pocket costs and to eliminate renters insurance from BAH rate calculations, another 1%.  Over a three year period this would effectively reduce […]

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2014 Top Online Military Friendly Colleges

2014 Online Military Friendly Colleges

2014 top online military friendly colleges for active-duty, veterans, military spouses, and dependents.  There are over 11,000 higher education institutions to choose from, and finding one that meets your individual needs while … [Read More...]

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