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The 2.6 percent increase in basic pay that took effect Tuesday, the largest boost since the 3.4 percent pay hike in 2010, is 0.3 percentage points above last year's raise.
By Military Times staff
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Lawmakers recently approved the biggest military pay raise in eight years, and next year’s pay hike will likely be even higher. But military advocates say they expect to continue having to fight for it.
Do military service members make more money than civilians over a career? There is no simple answer. Comparing civilian pay to military compensation can seem like apples and oranges.
By Andrew Tilghman and Tara Copp, AP