In honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Recode is publishing a series of questions about the military and its impact on American culture.
We’re asking the experts to share their insights and experiences.
Here’s how to ask the questions, and what you can do with them.
Do I get paid to be an army veteran?
How much does the military cost?
Is it a military service?
Is the military a good place to raise a family?
What are the benefits of being a member of the military?
What is a “family” of soldiers?
Do soldiers pay taxes?
Do they get paid for their work?
Are they eligible for overtime?
Do members of the Armed Forces get to keep their paychecks?
Are there restrictions on the number of times a member can go on a military base?
How long is a member’s tour of duty?
Do servicemembers get a base pay check?
What happens to my base pay when I go home?
Do you get a lump sum for being a combat veteran?
Do service members get paid overtime?
Is there a cap on pay for the military service members who are deployed overseas?
What’s the maximum amount of time you can spend in uniform?
Do military members get to stay in their vehicles after they’ve left the military base where they were deployed?
Is military housing a military facility?
What types of housing are military bases allowed to rent?
How does the base pay its employees?
Is a base housing facility a military training facility?
How do bases pay the military for their overtime?
Is service members able to receive medical care at military bases?
Is servicemember housing a housing facility for the mentally ill?
Is member housing a service housing facility?
Is housing for the disabled available to military members?
Is lodging provided by the military housing facility on military bases open to all members?
Is base housing a medical or mental health facility?
How are base housing facilities funded?
What about military housing for veterans who have served in the military but don’t qualify for a VA housing benefit?
Do the military members who live in the base housing receive their housing from the base?
Is any military member able to rent a home in the US outside of their base?
Is access to a military home or place of worship a requirement for housing benefits?
How is military housing funded?
How many military members can live in a military housing unit?
Is membership in a reserve unit an acceptable reason for living in a base?
Is residency in a housing unit for the chronically ill, homeless, or prisoners eligible for housing?
Are service members allowed to stay at military installations in any circumstances other than on the base when required?
Is living in military housing eligible for military pay?
Is serving in the United States as a member an eligible qualification for housing or other benefits?
How can I qualify for military housing?
Does a member qualify for housing if he or she has served in uniform for one of the three types of units that are part of a military installation: active duty, National Guard, or Reserve?
Can service members qualify for additional benefits?
Does service members receive benefits from the federal government when they are stationed in an installation outside of the United Nations?
Can military housing benefit from a military construction or renovation project?
How often does the government pay for military needs?
Does the federal Department of Defense provide military housing benefits to members of our military?
How far can a member live from his or her base of employment?
Do all military housing units have an emergency or disability clause?
What if I am disabled?
What kinds of military housing are eligible for veterans benefits?
Is all military home housing classified as military housing, or does it depend on the location?
Is residential housing for military members considered military housing or is it classified as housing for other residents?
What does it mean when someone is classified as a veteran?
Is that person eligible for VA benefits?
Do VA benefits apply to members who work at military construction projects?
Are military housing and other housing benefits available for veterans?
Do housing and benefits for veterans depend on where the individual is stationed?
Is someone eligible for a veterans housing allowance?
How well does a veteran’s housing eligibility stack up to the national average?
What other types of benefits are available to members?
What benefits do veterans receive if they live in military-owned homes or military housing facilities?
Is food or other services provided by a military contractor eligible for benefits? 66