# How many drill periods in one weekend?

By Reiki Jun 25, 2022

A drill period is defined as four hours. There are four drill periods in one-weekend drill (16 hours per weekend or eight hours per day). Pay is equal to one day of active-duty base pay for each drill period (four day’s active-duty pay for a weekend duty). Pay is based on two weeks of training each year and one weekend each month.

How long is a drill period? A drill period is defined as four hours. There are four drill periods in one-weekend drill (16 hours per weekend or eight hours per day). Pay is equal to one day of active-duty base pay for each drill period (four day’s active-duty pay for a weekend duty). Pay is based on two weeks of training each year and one weekend each month.

How much is a drill weekend worth? Members receive an equivalent of 1 day’s pay for each Drill (Based on 1/30 th of the base pay for their pay grade and time in service). They also earn 1 Point per Drill (not to exceed 2 Points per calendar day). So a typical Drill weekend is worth 4 days pay and 4 Retirement Points.

How long is a drill in the National Guard? National Guard and reserve soldiers perform a minimum of one-weekend drill per month and two weeks per year of active duty for training. A drill period is defined as four hours. There are four drill periods in one-weekend drill (16 hours per weekend or eight hours per day).

How many points do you get from drill weekends? One Weekend a Month, Two Weeks a Year, breaks down to 78 points per year: 1 15 Participation Points 2 48 Points from Drill Weekends 3 15 Annual Training Points 4 = 78 Points

## How long is a drill period?

How many drill periods are there in the military? Each drill period is four hours; a drill weekend is four drill periods. There are two drill periods each day. National Guard and reserve service members must perform a minimum of one-weekend drill per month and two weeks of active duty training each year. See the latest update on 2023 military pay raises and 2023 military pay charts .

What is drill pay? Drill Pay is part of the total compensation available to National Guard and Reserve soldiers performing drilling and other training duties. A drill period is defined as four (4) hours. Drill Pay for a National Guard or Reserve Soldier depends on the Soldier’s length of service and Army rank (most enlisted Soldiers enter the Army as a Private).

How long does it take to drill a well? It generally takes about 1 – 3 days to drill a well. The drilling may span 10 – 14 more days until completion. Weather and ground conditions and the required depth may also prolong or slow the time it takes to drill to completion. I will get into more detail below. Getting Started – How Long Does it Take to Drill a Well?

When do drill pay increases go into effect? Drill pay increases go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023, as long as President Biden signs the bill before the end of the year. Drill pay for a National Guard or reserve service member depends on the length of service and rank (most enlisted soldiers enter as E-1).