Lowest Pay Raise For Military In 50 Years...

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    I know this is a very emotional and controversial issue but i would still like to hear your thoughts on it. It is a very important issue...

    Proposed 1.4% Military Pay Raise Under Fire - CBS News
     
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    I seem to remember some years without ANY pay raise.....I'll have to check on that, tho.
     
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    Yea this story has flown under the radar. It is a very important issue though in my opinion.
     
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    A non issue.

    Nobody joins the military for the money.
     
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    Good ol' Obamanation respecting our troops........
     
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    Bet those poor guys over in the middle east getting their asses shot at every day don't think this is great news.
     
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    Yea i would really like to hear from current Soldiers and Vets on this. Could be very enlightening.
     
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    The Military pay raise is determined by a formula of economic indicators established by Congress. Most Americans, including retirees are receiving nothing this year
     
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    I still haven't had time to check, but I think we've had years with NO pay raise...Carter/Reagan time frame if I recall.
     
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    Did you bother reading the article?

    Of course not.
     

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