Pres. Duterte Approves P3,000/Month Combat Duty Pay Increase for the PNP and the Military


The first-ever President from Mindanao, Pres. Rody Duterte has approved the proposed P3,000 per month increase from the previous P500 per month combat pay. All qualified members of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will received the increase starting this month.


According to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, the P3,000 per month combat pay for PNP and the AFP was in pursuant to Pres. Rody Duterte's Executive Order 3 dated September 26, 2016.

The monthly combat pay or allowance for the PNP and the military is separate from the salary increase for the personnel of the PNP and AFP as provided by Executive Order 201, s. 2016.

In an announcement released to the media, Budget Secretary Diokno was quoted as saying "Officers and enlisted personnel of the AFP performing combat duties/activities and uniformed personnel of the PNP engaged in actual police operations as defined in regulations to be issued by the Secretary of National Defense and the NAPOLCOM, respectively, are entitled to receive Combat Duty Pay," the Executive Order said.

Aside from the Combat Duty Pay increase to P3,000 per month, the members of the AFP and the uniformed personnel of the PNP who participate in actual combat against members of various insurgent, terrorist and lawless elements, shall be entitled to an additional combat incentive pay of P300 per day, subject to various conditions.

Read the Complete Executive Order Signed by Pres. Duterte.

Pres. Duterte Approves P3,000/Month Combat Duty Pay Increase for the PNP and the Military Pres. Duterte Approves P3,000/Month Combat Duty Pay Increase for the PNP and the Military Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 9/30/2016 Rating: 5

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