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Military Pension Bill Advances In Senate

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has taken the first step toward approving legislation that restores full cost of living increases to pension benefits f...

Sam Stein

Boehner's Debt Ceiling Dilemma

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its ongoing search for a resolution to raise the nation's debt limit by the end of February, House Republican leadership has yet to c...

Where Do Vets Stand on Pensions -- One Group Needs to Figure It Out

Jon Soltz | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Jon Soltz

If Concerned Veterans for America wants to protect pensions, vets will be right there with them. But when the coda to that argument is the complete opposite -- "And let's privatize your pension" -- that's where you lose many troops who are depending on a stable retirement.

Military Pension Cuts Now Unsure; Changes Likely

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's top civilian says it's time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he's facing a test of wills with the n...

The Hidden Costs of Star Creep: Generals Making More in Retirement Than in Service

Ben Freeman | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Ben Freeman

Our troops need to know that in this tight fiscal climate they still have our complete support. Former top commanders raking in seven figure salaries from taxpayers while active duty soldiers bear the brunt of the cuts sends the opposite message.

Little-Known Committee Pushing Corporate Change For The Military

Mother Jones | Adam Weinstein | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

With time fast running out for the so-called deficit supercommittee, the mammoth amount of government money spent on the military has become a prime t...

Don't Play Wall Street Roulette With Military Retirement

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

All careers aren't created equal. Yes, civilians work longer to get to retirement. But civilians also aren't spending multiple years away from their families getting shot at.