U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Joseph Atiyeh

If you're out of the barracks and collecting that sweet, sweet BAH money, you'll be getting an average pay bump of 2.55% on Jan. 1.

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Customs and Border Protection

To take a migrant child from her parents at a U.S. point of entry, place her in a just-erected government tent city, and keep her separated from family costs the federal government a whopping $775 per child per night, according to the Department of Health and Human Services — more than twice what it would cost to house the children in detention with their families, and nearly six times more than a brigadier general's or rear admiral's housing allowance for New York City.

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Photo via DoD

The Army’s new regulations regarding basic allowance for housing paperwork, meant to crack down on fraud, could end up screwing thousands of soldiers out of additional BAH funds for dependents, a branch spokesman told Military.com on Aug. 31.

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Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

The Senate has found a new way to save money, but this time it’s at a cost to military families — specifically those where both spouses are active duty service members.

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. military has bases all over the world boasting nearly 800 military bases in more than 70 countries. The Army alone has more than 50 in the continental United States.

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