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Noun1.paygrade - rank in a military organizationpaygrade - rank in a military organization  
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Geographic rate protection was a temporary protection put into effect to prevent troops of the same pay grade living in the same area from getting different amounts of housing allowance.
A: The Navy recognizes we have Sailors serving in locations around the world, who do great things each and every day, whose actions merit a promotion to the next pay grade.
Pay grade eligibility for second class petty officers will be determined by the Army's Human Resources Command.
In a bid to attract nurses, GP leaders have launched a scheme to put practice nurses on the highest pay grade possible.
The new pay chart was designed to reward Sailors for advancing, instead of longevity in pay grade.
Monthly Basic Pay at retirement pay grade -- Make an assumption of your pay grade when you retire and look on the pay charts to determine what that pay grade makes at 20 years of service.
It's time for Sailors in grades E-3 through E-5 to take advancement exams to compete for their next pay grade.
Pay Grade Old Limit New Limit E-4 10 Years 12 Years E-5 20 Years No Change E-6 20 Years 22 Years E-7 24 Years 24 Years with Para.
He said: "I'm afraid that's happening somewhat above my pay grade at the moment and is somewhere in the communications between Whitehall and the First Minister's office, I imagine.
Specifically, Consultant will conduct a classification and compensation study for all bargaining and non-bargaining positions as identified herein and replace the current broadband pay and classification system with a traditional pay and classification system which assigns each classification to a pay grade and salary plan that establishes a minimum and maximum for each pay grade.
Public-sector employees under the A7 pay grade and with no administrative functions are now eligible for party posts without any restriction, while those above that pay grade will need approval from the authority governing their employer.
2 SEPP BLATTER MIGHT BE THE GREATEST ACTOR IN THE WORLD The FIFA stuff is probably above my pay grade a little bit, but now the FBI are involved it'll probably all come out in the wash.