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Rep. Hoyer Wants Military Pay Freeze

For those concerned that the Federal government is considering freezing military pay, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) just made your concerns legitimate.

According a report by, Rep. Hoyer said “While I appreciate that the president reduced the length of his proposed pay freeze from three to two years, it would have produced significantly more savings had that sacrifice been shared between Federal civilian and military personnel--with a strong exception for the members of our military and civilian employees risking their lives on our behalf in Afghanistan, Iraq, and anywhere else they are serving in harm's way.”

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Really? Exactly who in the U.S. Armed Forces doesn’t risk their lives by serving or have the expectation of being sent into "harm’s way" at any time? It appears Mr. Hoyer has a lack of understanding of the nature of ALL military service.

Let the DoD and your elected offi­cials know how you feel about the pro­pos­al to freeze military pay.

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