combat pay


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Noun1.combat pay - extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
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The Masbate solon said hearings in the Senate regarding the Mamasapano incident revealed that members of the PNP stationed in danger zones and tactical units receive a hazard pay amounting to a meager P240 per month and a combat pay of P340 a month.
Summary: Syria will hike combat pay for soldiers and officers serving in the 500 areas around the country where troops are confronting "terrorists," Prime Minister Wael Halqi said Monday, while also urging young men to report for mandatory military service.
In fact, some directors are getting the corporate equivalent of combat pay.
Reading the story written by Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, it sounds as if Robert Ellman, the state's solicitor general, should receive combat pay.
Springer independently funded Along Recovery with his saved combat pay, a grant from the Austin Film Society, and a successful Kickstarter crowdsourcing campaign.
The US military has carved out specialized roles for women in combat in the form of Female Engagement Teams (FETs) and has recognized women's roles in combat operations by providing combat pay to some of these women.
Read more: The worst airports for delays According to Ruben Gamero, the director of operations for African Express, combat pay is a common incentive for pilots.
Other issues become a bit more remote, including such mundane items as ensuring that paperwork is done accurately or that combat pay entitlements are stopped timely to preclude overpayments.
The member must also prove that the deployment was a result of the 2001 terrorist attacks, as indicated by individual deployment orders stating the purpose and period of duty, and a Leave and Earnings Statement reflecting hazardous duty pay, combat pay, or combat zone tax exclusion.
Saving some of the hard-earned combat pay allowed Palacio to return stateside with a much stronger financial foothold.
For military service members, combat pay, which is normally exempt from gross income, is treated as earned income, often resulting in larger credits.
Martha Fuller Clark, who may actually deserve combat pay for her stint as a member of the Democratic National Committee's Rules Committee, the panel that essentially put the final stake in the heart of Clinton's presidential bid.

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