Soldiers to get 1 percent raise, 3.9 percent increase in BAH in 2014

From Army News Service:

Soldiers will see a one percent pay raise in 2014. Their untaxed paycheck will also benefit from a 3.9 percent increase in basic allowance for housing and a 3.4 percent increase in basic allowance for subsistence as well.

The Army announced April 10 its fiscal year 2014 budget request, which amounts to $129.7 billion — that’s part of the president’s $3.03 trillion total government budget request for the fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. …

This year’s military personnel budget provides for Soldiers a one percent pay raise for 2014. It also increases basic allowance for housing by 3.9 percent, and increases basic allowance for subsistence by 3.4 percent, Dyson said. The budget also supports incentives for the all-volunteer force, to include recruiting and retention bonuses.

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