2019 military retiree and annuitant pay dates provided by DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Service). Retired and Annuitant (R&A) establishes, maintains and pays military retirees and their surviving spouses and other family members.
Find out which military friendly banks and credit unions pay early.
Military Retiree paydays are always on the 1st day of the month except when the first day is a holiday or weekend. In those cases the pay date will be the first business day prior to the holiday or weekend that falls on the 1st of the month.
Military annuitant paydays are always on the 1st day of the month except when the first day is a holiday or weekend. In those cases the pay date will be the first business day after the holiday or weekend that falls on the 1st of the month.
|ENTITLEMENT MONTH||RETIREE PAYMENT DATES||ANNUITANT PAYMENT DATES|
|January 2019||Friday, Feb. 1, 2019||Friday, Feb. 1, 2019|
|February 2019||Friday, Mar. 1, 2019||Friday, Mar. 1, 2019|
|March 2019||Monday, April 1, 2019||Monday, April 1, 2019|
|April 2019||Wednesday, May 1, 2019||Wednesday, May 1, 2019|
|May 2019||Friday, May 31, 2019||Monday, June 3, 2019|
|June 2019||Monday, July 1, 2019||Monday, July 1, 2019|
|July 2019||Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019||Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019|
|August 2019||Friday, Aug. 30, 2019||Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019|
|September 2019||Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019||Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019|
|October 2019||Friday, Nov. 1, 2019||Friday, Nov. 1, 2019|
|November 2019||Friday, Nov. 29, 2019||Monday, Dec. 2, 2019|
|December 2019||Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019||Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020|
DFAS R&A Pay issues monthly payments for the following accounts:
- Regular and Reserve Retirement payments
- Combat Related Special Compensation payments
- Survivor Benefit Plan
- Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay
- Temporary and Permanent Disability Retirement payments
For earlier payments try banking with a military friendly bank or credit union that offers early direct deposit as a courtesy. Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA, Service Credit Union, Pacific Marine Credit Union and Armed Forces Bank are a few examples.
Applies to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces: Air Force, Air Force Reserves, Air National Guard, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserves, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserves, Navy, Navy Reserves, Coast Guard, Coast Guard Reserves, and the Public Health Service.
|VA Disability Rates||2018 Social Security|