Cutting Pay By Default | Stimson Center

House and Senate Defense Authorization Bills

By John Cappel and Russell Rumbaugh

With the defense authorization and appropriations processes for FY 2015 nearing their midway point, Congress looks set once again to reject most administration proposals to scale back military pay and benefits. Of several proposals included in the President’s budget, a reduced raise in basic military pay will likely be the only substantial one to go into effect.

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Cutting Pay By Default | Stimson Center