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Promotion Month

March 3rd, 2013 at 07:31 am

My husband is up for promotion this month. He is in the group this year that is considered 'below the zone'. This means he is being looked at one year ahead of schedule. We feel he has a very strong chance of being promoted, as all of his evaluation reports give him top marks. One report says, 'best captain I have worked with', another says 'promote below the zone', and yet another says 'currently working at the level of a field grade officer'.

A promotion to Major will mean an increase pay by 17.5%. This includes the increase in our housing allowance. I've only done the math to calculate the gross pay. I've decided not to make a big deal about looking at the net pay, or figuring how to allocate the increase. At this point, I think most of it will be saved!

I don't want to get my hopes up too high, even though I'm pretty confident this will happen for him. I think we will be disappointed if it doesn't happen. And not because of the money. Only because of his very hard work. He really does go above and beyond. He takes the work very serious compared to so many of his peers.

Feel free to send good vibes our way. It all helps!

Two items on Ebay will sell tonight since they have bids! I'm still weighing your responses to the poll in my previous post.

7 Responses to “Promotion Month”

  1. JulieAlbright Says:

    Best of the good vibes to you and your husband. I hope you hear good news soon.

  2. mjrube94 Says:

    Good luck! Hoping for the best.

  3. MonkeyMama Says:

    *Fingers Crossed*

  4. Beawealthywarrior Says:

    I'm sure your hubby will make Major with no problem. BTW both my items have bids as well Smile

  5. Looking Forward Says:

    Good Vibes...*Sent*

  6. PNW mom Says:

    Fingers crossed!

  7. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Hope it happens!

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