military retirees

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House Approves Military Pension Bill

The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore full cost of living increases to pension benefits for younger military retirees, responding eagerly to election-year pressure from veterans groups.

02/11/2014

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GOP Considers Undoing Veteran Cuts In Exchange For Debt Ceiling Hike

House Republican leaders are weighing a plan to reverse a recently passed cut to military pensions as the price for increasing the government’s borrowing cap.

02/10/2014

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Budget Cuts Affect Survivor Benefits

A pension cut for military retirees in last month’s budget agreement that riled veterans groups and several lawmakers extends to survivors’ benefits and special compensation for combat.

01/13/2014

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