The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Cost of Living Allowance - COLA
Fewer troops will receive a cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) payment stateside in 2019
A cost-of-living survey that's about to do the rounds at bases in Japan could impact allowances that were slashed earlier.
The news provoked a flurry of negative comments from servicemembers and their families.
Approximately 7,000 fewer servicemembers will be eligible for the pay in 2018.