The Defence Finance and Accounting Services official website lists the pay dates for 2014. The list contains the pay dates of both retiree payments and annuitant payments.
The retiree payments dates for the months of January, February, May, August, October and December were on the last working day of the month. For example, the retiree pay date for January fell on Jan. 31, 2014. The payment dates for the months of March, April, June, July, September and November fell on the first day of the following month. April 1, 2014 was the pay date for March retiree payments.
The annuitant payments took place on the first working day of the following month. The November annuitant payments took place on Dec. 1, 2014.