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Obama Signs Bill To Protect Military Pay If Government Shuts Down

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed a bill Monday that will protect military pay in the case of any government shutdown. The bill passed the Senate unani...

Last Minute Bill Passes To Protect Armed Forces Pay

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down. The unanimous voice vote Monday sends...

Chloe Fox

Tulsi Gabbard, Iraq War Veteran, Introduces Legislation To Protect Military Pay In Case Of Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Chloe Fox | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - On Thursday, Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard introduced legislation to protect servicemembers and critical Defense Department employees ...

Our Military Family, Our Reality

Amy Bermudez | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Amy Bermudez

While my husband was deployed, money was no longer tight. Yes, during that year, my husband was being compensated, and rightly so. How much would you expect someone to be paid for giving up things that can't be given back?

David Wood

Military Personnel Worry That Budget Cuts Will Put Benefits At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For more than a decade, Congress and the Pentagon have spent money on the nation's 1.3 million active-duty troops and their families. Sa...

Enough! Pass A Clean Debt Ceiling Increase

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

It's time for Congress to end the three-ring circus that the Republicans created by electing to hold the debt-ceiling hostage in order to promote their right wing ideological agenda.

Take "The Troops" off the Table in the Budget Battles

Alexander Nicholson | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Alexander Nicholson

Even if Congress cannot agree on an overall defense budget, funding for troop pay can and should be settled immediately and should not be held hostage again to partisan wrangling over other issues.

Will A Government Shutdown Stall Military Pay?

Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

As Congress continues its race against the government shutdown clock, one of the key questions surrounding the looming standoff is military pay for th...

Military Pay In Question, Families Worry

The Huffington Post/AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - The threat to U.S. troops' paychecks during a government shutdown has rattled military families and others sympathetic to young sold...