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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After being drafted to serve in Vietnam, Keith Litavsky sent his combat pay home with a specific goal in mind: purchasing a new Corvette.
He said the government's current poverty alleviation programs for the marginalized and neglected sectors include conditional cash transfer program, higher pension for seniors, free medicine for indigent patients, added incentive and combat pay duty for police and soldiers, gratuity pay for job order and contract workers in the government, and regularization of thousands of employees.
Because the EEOC is sending a strong message that it seeks this information as part of its enforcement efforts to combat pay disparities based on gender, race and ethnicity, companies should assess their pay practices now.
If nothing changes from year to year, an E-4, one income, two kids, no college credits, nothing like that, the tax return for eight months of combat pay in year one, and in year two they have zero months combat pay a[bar] could change as much as $3,500," said John Eakins, owner of San Diego-based Military Tax Services who prepares hundreds of military tax forms per year.
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.
Obama is also taking executive action on Tuesday to combat pay discrimination, signing a largely symbolic order that would prevent federal contractors from penalising employees who discuss their 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.
2) The HEART Act also created an election to include combat pay as earned income for the purposes of the Earned Income Credit, and changed the treatment of differential pay to be treated as wages.
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.

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