Below are the 2017 military pay dates and schedules. DFAS military pay dates (active duty and reserve) are schedules for 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 2017||Jan. 13||Jan. 6||Feb. 1||Jan. 25|
|February 2017||Feb. 15||Feb. 8||Mar. 1||Feb. 22|
|March 2017||Mar. 15||Mar. 8||Mar. 31||Mar. 24|
|April 2017||Apr. 14||Apr. 7||May 1||Apr. 24|
|May 2017||May 15||May 8||June 1||May 25|
|June 2017||June 15||June 8||June 30||June 23|
|July 2017||July 14||July 7||Aug. 1||July 25|
|August 2017||Aug. 15||Aug. 8||Sep. 1||Aug. 25|
|September 2017||Sept. 15||Sept. 8||Sept. 29||Sept. 22|
|October 2017||Oct. 13||Oct. 6||Nov. 1||Oct. 25|
|November 2017||Nov. 15||Nov. 8||Dec. 1||Nov. 24|
|December 2017||Dec. 15||Dec. 8||Dec. 29||Dec. 22|
* NPA – Notice of Pay Advisories (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.