Under the military pay bill signed into law by President Kennedy last week, everyone in uniform with at least two years service will get a raise. The table below compares the old Army and Navy maximum basic pay scales with those provided by the new law. The same hikes will go to equivalent Air Force and Marine grades.
Rank Monthly Monthly Dollar
Army/Navy Old Maximums New Maximums Increase
Chief of Staff $1875 $1970 $95
General/Admiral 1700 1785 85
Lieut. General/Vice Admiral. . . . 1500 1575 75
Major General/Rear Admiral. . . 1350...