Active Duty

Dependents & Family Support

Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets attempt to get themselves and all their gear over an obstacle without touching the ground using only two logs, March 7, 2015. The event was part of a field training exercise conducted by the Clemson ROTC in which junior cadets were tested on several team-building and leadership challenges. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Military and Veteran Discounts

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Military Pay

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PCS & Relocation

Rank & Insignia Tables

Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Hogan, Adjutant General and Carrie Padgett, fix new shoulder rank to Senior State Chaplain, Jay Padgett’s uniform, during a ceremony at the Wellman Armory on Boone National Guard Center. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Crane)


U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer 3 Nicholas Hess, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), renders a salute at his retirement ceremony, after 23 years of service, in Smithfield, Virginia, July 1, 2022. The John C. Stennis is in Newport News Shipyard working alongside NNS, NAVSEA and contractors conducting Refueling and Complex Overhaul as part of the mission to deliver the warship back in the fight, on time and on budget, to resume its duty of defending the United States. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Riley Gasdia)

SGLI Overview

More than 628,000 Soldiers within the total Army have enrolled in coverage using the new SGLI Online Enrollment System since going live, Oct. 1, 2017. The online enrollment system, or SOES as it is commonly referred to as, was designed to make it easier for service members to sign up for, and manage their coverage from the comforts of their own homes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To enroll, Soldiers just need to log on to milConnect using their CAC or D/S logon and select 'Life Insurance' from the benefits tab at the top of the page. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton/ released)


Health Benefits Advisor Charlene Johnson talks with a retiree in the TRICARE Operations Department at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Johnson, of Pensacola, Florida, enjoys helping people understand their TRICARE benefits. Johnson says “I love supporting our active duty, retirees, and beneficiaries.” TRICARE 2020 Open Season ends on Dec. 14.

Tuition Assistance

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Elizabeth Aguirre, a professional military education instructor, leads an NCO academy classroom discussion, Feb. 7, 2020, for E-flight, at the Lankford Enlisted PME Center on McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith)