What happens when you marry someone in the Navy?

Military marriages come with benefits. As a military spouse, you have access to career and education support, non-medical counseling, financial benefits and much more. All free and available 24/7.

What are the benefits of marrying someone in the Navy?

A married service member receives a Housing Allowance while in basic training and follow-on job training (Technical School, AIT, A-School), to provide a household for his or her dependents, even though they are also living for free in government quarters (barracks).

Do you need permission to get married in the Navy?

If you are in the United States (not assigned overseas), getting married as a member of the military is much the same as civilian marriages. You don’t need advanced permission and there is no special military paperwork to fill out before the marriage.

Do Navy wives get paid?

To answer your question, there is no stipend, no monetary benefits for military spouses. Service members can choose to give a monthly allotment to a spouse or whoever, but the money is deducted from their own pay. It does not come from the Department of the Army or Department of Defense.

Do you get paid more in the military if you’re married?

Military members receive extra pay when they are married. It won’t give you “military marriage pay,” but it does the next best thing. It gives servicemembers more of a housing allowance when they add a dependent, and yes, a spouse is considered a dependent.

Do navy wives live on base?

You have the option of staying on base, if housing is available. You can always live with him off base and his pay will be subsidized by BAH, Housing Allowance.

Do you have to wear your military uniform when you get married?

If you are in the military yourself, you have the option of wearing your dress uniform just as your soon-to-be spouse will be required to wear his. Military members within the wedding party typically wear full ceremonial dress uniforms with their military decorations serving as boutonnieres.

Can my wife come with me if I join the Navy?

The Navy is the only service to put such restrictions on its enlisted troops. Spouses like Payne are still technically allowed to come and would still collect an off-base housing allowance, but the sailor and spouse are left to foot the bill for everything else.

Do you get more money when married in the Navy?

The U.S. Navy automatically pays service members a higher basic pay if they’re married. There are several reasons why being married in the Navy — or being married to someone in the Navy — can be more beneficial than not being legally bound to another person.

What are the benefits of being married in the Navy?

One of the major benefits of being married in the military is that there is extra pay if you have a family. You also get to live separately on base or in a place of your home. The annual salary also reflects a discount for what they would usually pay for a home.

Can a married couple join the Navy together?

Congratulations, and here is the deal: If there are no children in the household, spouses are eligible to enlist. The Navy Reserve also offers opportunities for personnel married to an Active Duty Servicemember. Can I Serve As A Single Parent?

Do we need a permission from Navy to get married?

You don’t need advanced permission and there is no special military paperwork to fill out before the marriage. You simply get married according to the laws of the state where the marriage is taking place after obtaining a marriage license off-base.