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.
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.
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.
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.
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