Special Duty Assignment Pay

If you are an enlisted member who is performing duties which have been designated as extremely difficult or involving an unusual degree of responsibility in a military skill, you may be entitled to Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP).

The following table reflects the most recent SDAP monthly rates:

Monthly Special Duty Assignment Pay RatesSD-1$75SD-2$150SD-3$225SD-4$300SD-5$375SD-6$450SD-7$525

What Military Specialties Qualify For Special Duty Assignment Pay?

Some of the qualifying military specialties include:

Nuclear Trained SailorsSpecial Operations ForcesProduction RecruiterWhite House Communications AgencyDefense Threat Reduction AgencyDefense Courier OperationsSenior Enlisted Advisor to the JCS

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