US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

Benefits and Entitlements for USACE Positions in Afghanistan

Typical benefits include:

  • Temporary Duty (TDY): Receive locality pay from your current duty station
      
  • Temporary Change of Station if selected from a vacancy announcement and if management approves
      
  • Post Differential: 35% of base pay (Post Differential is determined by the Department of State and subject to change without notice)
      
  • Danger Pay: 35% of basic pay (Danger pay is determined by the Department of State and subject to change without notice)
      
  • Sunday Premium: 25% of basic pay for 8 hours per week
      
  • Overtime: 24 hours of scheduled overtime per week plus holiday pay
      
  • Scheduled R&R trips: One 21-day trip for 9 month TDY and two 21-day trips for one year TDY        
     
  • Excused absence up to 10 days per R&R trip up to a maximum of 20 days per deployment

The most rewarding professional experience of your career!