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Pay and Benefits Cuts are 'On the Table'

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Mullen Says Pay, Benefit Cuts 'On the Table'

Mullen Says Pay, Benefit Cuts 'On the Table'
The Pentagon's top officer said that servicemembers will likely see cuts in pay and benefits as the military plumbs its budget for nearly half a trillion dollars in savings over the next 12 years. Read More


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