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Family Separation Allowance
Family Separation Allowance (FSA) compensates qualified members for added expenses incurred because of an enforced family separation. There are three different categories depending on the status of the Sailor and their family members. Family separation allowance is $250 per month. See the DoD Financial Management Regulation (FMR) Volume 7A, Chapter 27 for more information.
Overseas Tour Extension Incentive Program
The Overseas Tour Extension Incentive Program offers eligible enlisted members the opportunity to receive their choice of one of four incentive options for extension of the DoD tour length for 12 months or more. For more information see a command career counselor or MILPERSMAN Article 1306-300.
Hardship Duty Pay
Hardship Duty Pay is payable to members who are entitled to basic pay while performing duty designated by the Secretary of Defense as hardship duty. Current rates and locations are maintained in the DoD FMR, 7A, 17.
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion allows earnings received while performing duties in, or in direct support of, areas designated as combat zones to be excluded from taxes. Exclusion is unlimited for enlisted members and warrant officers. Visit http://www.defenselink.mil/militarypay/pay/tax/10_combatzone_05.html and DoD FMR, 7A, 44, for more information.
Imminent Danger Pay, Hostile Fire Pay
Imminent Danger Pay (IDP) is a threat-based pay, meaning it is payable for any month the member performs duty in an …