28 Jan '15, 4pm

Report: Pay and benefits panel to recommend killing 20-year retirement

Members of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, from left, Michael Higgins, Dov Zakheim, Alphonso Maldon Jr., Christopher Carney, Peter Chiarelli, listen as San Diego military leaders answer questions about pay and benefits in March 2014 at the Hilton San Diego Airport-Harbor Island. The commission is charged with evaluating the military compensation and benefits system and making recommendations about how best to update it. Jennifer Hlad/Stars and Stripes Related Military Update Congress: We went too far on star-rank retirement Generals and admirals recently have been enjoying a kind of golden age of star-rank compensation, shaped in wartime and not likely to be seen again, particularly given a change in law that takes effect Jan. 1. Military compensation report out by Feb. 1 A congressionally appointed commission will soon deliver key propos...

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