Basic pay for active duty or active duty for training is wages beginning 1957. Inactive
duty for training (including weekend drills) is wages beginning 1988. Basic pay does
not include the value of goods, housing allowances, clothing, special pay subject
to hostile fire or hazardous duty incentive pay (e.g., explosives, parachute jumping).
REFERENCE: Military Pay Coverage and Deemed Military Wages (DMW), RS 01701.001.