14 November 2016 – President-elect Donald Trump is pledging no long vacations and
no presidential salary during his time in the White House.
“There’s just so much to be done,” Trump told CBS’ 60 Minutes in an interview
broadcast Sunday. “So I don’t think we’ll be very big on vacations, no.”
As for the president’s $400,000-a-year pay, the New York businessman said: “No, I’m
not going to take the salary. I’m not taking it.”
President-elect Trump has promised to increase the size of the U.S. Military and
provide more benefits to service members and veterans to include higher pay that
competes with the civilian sector than what we have seen in recent years.
The current administration proposed a 1.6 percent Military pay increase for 2017,
compared to 2016 levels. The military pay tables below apply to active members of the
Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.
——————– See the 2017 U.S. Military Pay Charts ->