21 Apr '15, 11pm

House defense bill backs plan to overhaul military retirement system

The west side of the U.S. Capitol, as seen from the Washington Monument in March, 2015. Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes Related White House backs overhaul of military retirement, health coverage President Barack Obama announced Monday he will back sweeping overhauls to the military retirement and health care systems as a way to ensure the costly benefits survive into the future. MILITARY UPDATE Troops’ and veterans’ groups divided over compensation reform The power of the Military Coalition is now fractured over whether to support key recommendations of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission. Some of these groups are turning thumbs up, others thumbs down and most still want to see more analysis on proposals to replace triple-option Tricare and to phase in a new retirement system. Defense seeks to bolster military retirement benefits Defense Secre...

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