Here are the 2015 military pay dates and schedules. DFAS military pay dates (active duty and reserve) are the 1st and 15th of every month unless those dates fall on a weekend or holiday. Whenever a payday falls on a weekend or holiday, pay is issued on the last workday preceding the 1st and the 15th.
Active duty and reserve members are paid twice a month. The fifteenth is the mid-month pay and includes pay due from the 1st through the 15th of the month. The 1st of the following month is the end of month pay and includes pay due from the 16th through the last day of the previous month.
|Pay Period||Mid-month Pay Day||NPA* Available||End-of-Month Pay Day||LES** Available|
|January 2015||Jan. 15||Jan. 8||Jan. 30||Jan. 23|
|February 2015||Feb. 13||Feb. 6||Feb. 27||Feb 20|
|March 2015||Mar. 13||Mar. 6||Apr. 1||Mar. 25|
|April 2015||Apr. 15||Apr. 8||May 1||Apr. 24|
|May 2015||May 15||May 8||June 1||May 25|
|June 2015||June 15||June 8||July 1||June 24|
|July 2015||July 15||July 8||July 31||July 24|
|August 2015||Aug. 14||Aug. 7||Sep. 1||Aug. 25|
|September 2015||Sep. 15||Sep. 8||Oct. 1||Sep. 24|
|October 2015||Oct. 15||Oct. 8||Oct. 30||Oct. 23|
|November 2015||Nov. 13||Nov. 6||Dec. 1||Nov. 20|
|December 2015||Dec. 15||Dec. 8||Dec. 31||Dec. 18|
* NPA – Net Pay Advice (for mid-month pay days)
** LES – Leave and Earnings Statements (for end-of-month pay days)
The military pay dates are for all military service branches: Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Coast Guard, Coast Guard Reserve.