The Department of Defense has announced the 2015 military pay and compensation rates for service members with most personnel receiving a 1 percent increase in basic pay. Basic pay for service members will increase one percent, except for general and flag officers who will not see an increase in 2015. Basic allowance for housing (BAH) rates for service members in 2015 will increase on average $17 per month, or half a percent. The 2015 basic allowance for subsistence rates for military members will increase by 2.9 percent over last year. Roughly 12,000 members will see a decrease in their CONUS COLA payments, while some 7,000 members will see an increase or no change.