Executive Order 11638—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 section 3 of the Economic Stabilization Act Amendments of 1971, 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, 1972.
The White House
December 22, 1971
NOTE: Executive Order 11638 was not issued in the form of a White House press release.
Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11638—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/255789