Members who are deployed 401 days or more out of the preceding 730 days are entitled to additional pay, which includes operations, exercises, unit training, home station training, and mission support TDY.
Below are additional points to consider for eligibility:
- Leave in conjunction with a deployment will not count as days away from home
- A member is considered deployed if he/she is hospitalized away from permanent duty
- A member is not considered deployed if he/she is hospitalized at the permanent duty station
A rate payable for High Deployment Per Diem is $100 for each day over 401 days out of the preceding 730.
Note: Generally, high-deployment per diem is taxable. However, if earned in a combat zone, it is eligible for Combat Zone Tax Exclusion .