There has been a lot of changes when it comes to the pay of soldiers for 2018.
In this article by Susan Jacobson from Orlando Sentinel, the recruitment incentive lures high school graduates to pursue the army career. Learn more about it in the article below:
“The military can help you decide what you want to do, and you get paid,” said Mariah Anderson, 17, a Winter Springs High Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps student who graduated Wednesday. “There are great benefits, and the discipline is great.”
According to them, although entry-level military salaries can’t generally compete with the private sector, perks such as schooling, housing and food allowances, and full health care can be alluring to the right demographic. Reason why most of the high school graduates choose the path of the Army life.
Next article would be from Meghann Myers from Army Times shared with us that on the other hand, army’s still requesting for the FY18 budget to support a growing force.
The Army is set to grow by tens of thousands of soldiers this year, and to keep up, the service is asking Congress for more money in the form of pay and benefits for soldiers.
Now that the army is increasing they’re manpower, the service is hoping for more funds to cover pay and allowances for soldiers and maintenance for their equipment which is just about right.
Now in this article, Spc. Nicholas Lee from Defense Video Imagery Distribution System, he shared with us the innovative change that will come yo Army Personnel and Pay System.
Army personnel: A much needed innovated change is coming your way! The Integrated Personnel and Pay System (IPPS-A) is an online Human Resources system that will provide integrated personnel, pay, and talent management capabilities in a single system that is easy to use and provides transparency.
Since we’re now in a digital age, being able to access all the benefits, pay and having a personnel system is a big plus for the soldiers. That’s a big step compared to the old outdated system the army once had.
What’s your thoughts on this?