Military retirement pay is offered to veterans who serve a minimum of 20 years, and it is calculated by multiplying a retired pay base by one of several percentage multipliers, according to Militarypay.Defense.gov. There... More »

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The basic pay of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces is determined by the grade or rank of the member and his years of service. The basic pay may also be affected by the type of service the member is performing, such as ac... More »

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About.com posts articles that include retired military pay charts for 2003, 2005 and 2009, and AboutMilitarySchools.org lists retired military pay charts for 2006. MilitaryRates.com and MilitaryPay.com provide active mil... More »

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To calculate military retirement pay, consider tenure, then apply the retired pay base and retired pay multiplier to arrive at the total compensation package. Whether an individual was involved in active duty impacts how... More »

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A minimum of 20 years of service is generally required to receive military retirement pay. The earliest a person can retire from active duty is at 37 years old. An enlisted member who becomes incapacitated while doing fu... More »

To calculate retirement pay, the years of equivalent service are multiplied by 2.5 percent and this figure is multiplied by the average of the highest 36 months of pay, as stated by the Navy Personnel Command. Individual... More »

People who qualify for Defense Finance and Accounting Services military retirement pay include people who served on active duty in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines for 20 years or more along with people... More »