Are you one of the growing number of families in, or facing foreclosure? Do you know of another military family in that circumstance? Then please read this. First, I should disclose that this is not an advertisement of any sort. For three years we have been aware of the growing crisis facing hundreds, if not thousands, in the military community who own homes in this very tough market. We have proposed and supported a program of home owner benefits that mirror those enjoyed by other federal agencies.
In response to articles written here on Military.com, many of you have contacted us to share your circumstances. We have tried to alert many Military non-profit organizations, interested trade unions, and members of Congress to this growing "train wreck" for our military personnel and the Department of Defense (DoD). It has been hard to gain traction on this issue, but finally, people are starting to listen.
VR SAM has been contacted by a major news network asking us to document the problem. We need your help in three ways.
Each year, I see a huge jump in traffic with people wondering if they will get paid before Memorial Day weekend. Unfortunately, the way the calendar works, it rarely happens. This year is not an exception. The next regular, active duty military pay day is Friday, 31 May 2013. Payday is on Friday because the [...]