Defence Finance and Accounting Service
Press Release 03-44
October 3, 2003
For External Release

ARLINGTON VA � The two million military and civilian users of myPay are being cautioned to use only the official myPay site ( when seeking to access pay account information.

"Personal information is valuable and should be safeguarded," said Claudia L. Bogard, director of Corporate Communications for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. "Don't provide your personal information to any Web site unless you know it can be trusted."

Look-alike sites have recently frustrated myPay customers who have been confused by accidentally finding their way to a commercial site that is in no way affiliated with DFAS or the Department of Defense.

DFAS' myPay is a secure, DFAS-operated Web site that lets active duty, National Guard and Reserve military members, civilian employees, and military retirees and annuitants take charge of their pay accounts online. The DFAS myPay Web site is found at

About DFAS
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is the world�s largest finance and accounting operation. In fiscal 2002, DFAS paid 5.7 million people, processed more than 11.2 million contractor invoices, made 7.3 million travel payments and disbursed more than $346.6 billion while reducing overall costs to customers by $144 million. For more about the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, please visit