Deployed National Guardsmen and Reservists may achieve parity in pay and benefits with active-duty troops under bipartisan bills introduced in Congress last week. The National Guard and Reserves Benefit Parity Act, "addresses early retirement eligibility, high-deployment allowance and pay for mobilized federal civilian employees," according to a press release from the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS). For more details, see this Military.com article.
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