DODD 7000.14-R VOL 7B RPT 07/01/06
MILITARY PAY POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR RETIRED PAY
|Publication Date:||1 July 2006|
This volume of the "Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation" is issued under the authority of DoD Instruction 7000.14, "DoD Financial Management Policy and Procedures," dated November 15, 1992. It governs financial management by establishing and enforcing requirements, principles, standards, systems, procedures, and practices necessary to comply with financial management statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the Department of Defense. It directs financial management requirements, systems, and functions for all appropriated, working capital, revolving, and trust fund activities. In addition, it directs statutory and regulatory financial reporting requirements.
Volume 7 of the "DoD Financial Management Regulation" establishes policies and procedures for military pay. The volume is divided into three volumes: Volume 7A, "Military Pay Policy and Procedures Active Duty and Reserve Pay;" Volume 7B, "Military Pay Policy and Procedures for Retired Pay;" and Volume 7C, "Special Military Pay/Personnel Programs and Operating Procedures Manual." Volume 7B, specifically details entitlements for retired personnel, survivor annuitants, and victims of abuse.
This volume of the Regulation applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, and the DoD Field Activities (hereafter referred to collectively as "DoD Components").
This volume of the Regulation is effective immediately and is mandatory for use by all DoD Components. Heads of DoD Components shall ensure that the provisions of this Volume are adhered to in day-to-day operations and in the design, modification, and maintenance of their Components' financial management and reporting system or systems. The Heads of DoD Components shall not issue supplementary directives and/or regulations without the prior written approval of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). The reporting requirements in this Regulation are exempt from licensing in accordance with paragraph E.4.f of DoD 8910.1-M, "DoD Procedures for Management of Information Requirements," November 1986. Recommended changes to, and requests for deviations from or exceptions to, the provisions of this volume of the Regulation should be forwarded through appropriate chain of command channels along with specific justification to: