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Military Pensions

Sanders Helped Kill Military Pension Cut By Threatening the War Budget

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

For Democrats who want to do something real to oppose cuts in domestic spending, it's important to understand what Sanders did.

House Changes to Military Pensions Would Violate Key Principle of Recent Budget Deal

Joel Friedman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Joel Friedman

The House voted yesterday to undo the military pension savings in December's Murray-Ryan budget deal and offset the cost by extending the sequestration budget cuts for mandatory programs by one year, from 2023 to 2024.   That was a mistake. 

Army Veteran Mistakenly Declared Dead Four Times

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

Being falsely declared dead once could provide enough existential uncertainty and financial hardship to last a lifetime. But how about four times? ...

Maintaining The Common Defense

Ed Hooper | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

The recent proposals to cut military retirement benefits by $42.5 billion as part of the deficit reduction program are an abandonment of a promise this nation gives to its career soldiers.