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  • House Panel Backs Troop Retirement Overhaul Despite Vets' Objections

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    A key defense panel in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to overhaul troop retirement benefits despite objections from members who served in the military. The House Armed Services Committee early Thursday morning voted 60-2 to approve the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which included the future retirement change as part of a policy and spending blueprint for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The legislation will head to ... more

  • Two Republican Congressmen Introduce Bill to 'Draft Our Daughters'

    Two drill instructors with P Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., yell at U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Olivia K. Downing and U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. William A. Crouch. (Photo: Sgt. Dwight Henderson)

    Two House Republicans -- both opponents of opening up combat roles to women -- introduced a bill Thursday called "Draft America's Daughters Act of 2016," which would require women to register for the draft. The bill was offered by Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Republican from California and former Marine, and co-sponsored by Rep. Ryan Zinke, a Republican from Montana and former Navy SEAL. It would "amend the Military Selective Service Act to ext... more

  • Senate Panel Backs Military Retirement Change, Troop Pay Raise of 1.3%

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    Lawmakers on a Senate panel agreed to overhaul the military retirement system and give troops a less-than-expected pay raise next year. Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee's Personnel Subcommittee, headed by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, on Tuesday evening supported legislation that would offer troops 401(k)-style retirement plan by 2017 with matching contributions and full vesting after two years. Graham praised the... more

  • Congress Pushes for Weapons Pentagon Didn't Want

    The Pentagon, which is facing end-of-year cuts that it says could cripple its ability to fight future wars, may spend billions in coming years on weapons systems and programs it says it doesn't need but are favored by area members of Congress. The Dayton Daily News analyzed proposed defense budgets for 2013 and identified five programs that Ohio's congressional delegation is fighting for although Pentagon officials have called them unnecessar... more

  • Air Force Museum to Open Shuttle Exhibit

    DAYTON, Ohio -- The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio is ready to launch a mock-up space shuttle exhibit assembled after a failed bid to get a retiring shuttle several years ago. The Dayton Daily News reports the walk-through exhibit opens Feb. 26 and will give visitors a peek at a cockpit and a cargo bay. Museum aerospace educator Cindy Henry says the display built around a cockpit simulator is the size of a real shuttle. The N... more

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