Reports

The Military Personnel Policy Reports page includes descriptions and links to important Department of Defense, government and other research reports and survey results that relate to the deputate.

Population Representation in the Military Services

The goal of the Population Representation in the Military Services report is to provide the most up-to-date, reliable, and consistent data on military personnel for policy-makers, the media, and the general public.

Compensation Greenbooks

The Compensation Greenbook is an annual publication which contains selected military compensation tables broken down by a number of variables including, pay grade, family size and income tax brackets.   

Jan. 1, 2016 Jan. 1, 2011 Fiscal 2006
Jan. 1, 2015 Jan. 1, 2010 Fiscal 2005
Jan. 1, 2014
Jan. 1, 2009 Fiscal 2004
Jan. 1, 2013 Fiscal 2008 Fiscal 2003
Jan. 1, 2012 Fiscal 2007

Military Compensation Background Papers

These documents are a legislative and regulatory history of military compensation, benefits and manpower cost items. They serve as an authoritative reference tool for all researchers interested in the U.S. military compensation system.

Quadrennial Reviews of Military Compensation

Every four years, the Department of Defense commissions a complete review of compensation principles and concepts for members of the armed forces.

Valuation of the Military Retirement System Reports

The Department of Defense Office of the Actuary publishes annual valuations of the military retirement system that include projecting personnel, pay and benefits, and calculating annual Department of Defense contribution costs, as well as determining program unfunded liabilities and their amortizations.

Fiscal 2014

Fiscal 2013

Fiscal 2012

Fiscal 2011

Fiscal 2010

Fiscal 2009

Fiscal 2008

Fiscal 2007

Fiscal 2006

Fiscal 2005

Fiscal 2004

Fiscal 2003

Fiscal 2002

Fiscal 2001

Fiscal 2000

Statistical Reports on the Military Retirement System

The Department of Defense Office of the Actuary publishes annual reports that compile data primarily from the retiree pay and survivor pay files, sorting and compiling data by various categories such as service, rank, type of retirement and mailing address of the retiree.

Fiscal 2015

Fiscal 2014

Fiscal 2013

Fiscal 2012

Fiscal 2011

Fiscal 2010

Fiscal 2009

Fiscal 2008

Fiscal 2007

Fiscal 2006

Fiscal 2005

Fiscal 2004

Fiscal 2003

Fiscal 2002

Fiscal 2001

RAND Reports

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. 

Miscellaneous Reports