Executive Order 11577—Adjusting the Rates of Monthly Basic Pay for Members of the Uniformed Services
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the laws of the United States, including the Act of December 16, 1967, and the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. The rates of monthly basic pay for members of the uniformed services within each pay grade are adjusted upwards as set forth in the following tables:
SEC. 2. This order shall take effect January 1, 1971.
The White House
January 8, 1971
NOTE: The Executive order was announced at San Clemente, Calif. It was not issued in the form of a White House press release.
Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11577—Adjusting the Rates of Monthly Basic Pay for Members of the Uniformed Services Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/255803