Defense Share of Total Federal Spending

2016 Defense Budget

President Obama released the defense budget proposal which among other things sets 2016 military compensation and benefits. The proposed military pay increase for fiscal year 2016 is 1.3% according to the FY 2016 defense budget proposal. See the 2016 Proposed Military Pay Charts based on a 1.3% increase. Current Status: As of November 10th, 2015 both houses of the Congress have passed the 2016 NDAA. It is now awaiting President Obama's signature which … [Read More...]

Post 9-11 GI Bill Online

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits for an Online Degree

The Post 9/11 GI Bill has helped a tremendous amount of service men and women and their families achieve their educational goals. With educational costs being as high as they are, programs such as the The Post 9/11 GI Bill can enable the service member to breathe a sigh of relief without having the financial hardships follow them that many students often do. The Department of Veteran Affairs lists the eligibility requirement as being: Individuals who served at least 90 aggregate days on … [Read More...]


2016 Proposed Military Pay Charts

These are the proposed 2016 military pay charts based on the proposed 1.3 percent increase set forth in the FY 2016 budget proposal.  These are not final and subject to change pending final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by both Houses and the President.  Typically the defense bill is signed into law […]

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