# What is 1500 (15:00) Military Time (3:00 PM Standard Time)

Are you trying to figure out what is 1500 military time? We can help! Below we will walk you through how to break down 1500 military time and convert it to standard AM/PM time. Once time gets above 1200 it can be difficult to sort out what time it actually is in regular time.

That being said, if it is 1500 military time or “fifteen hundred hours”, simply subtract 1200, add a colon between the hours and minutes, and attach a PM to the end. You add a PM to the end of any military time 1200 or greater.

### What is 1500 Military Time in Regular Standard AM/PM Time?

A great tip to commit to memory: Anytime you wish to convert military time to standard time that is after 12 PM(noon or 1200), simply subtract 1200, add a colon in between the hours and minutes, and add a PM after it.

Step 1.  1500 – 1200 = 300

Step 2.  300 + : = 3:00

Step 3.  3:00 + PM = 3:00PM

#### ANSWER: What is 1500 Military Time? 3:00 PM

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