U.S. Navy Special Pay can be received in addition to basic pay. Different types of special pay include those relative to combat, specified duties, and unique training. The list below explains different types of Special Pay.
- Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP)
- Hardship Duty Pay (HDP)
- Hostile Fire/Imminent Danger Pay (HFP/IDP)
- Diving Duty Pay
- Foreign Language Proficiency Pay
- Overseas Extension Pay
- Submarine Duty Pay
As a U.S. Navy service member you will want to take advantage of special pay and incentives whenever possible. The Navy wants to reward you for all of your hard work and dedication in helping protect America’s freedom and home and abroad. After all, freedom isn’t free.