Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable readiness to be maintained, senior leaders told lawmakers.
As a youngster growing up in a small town in the Midwest, Brad R. Carson recalled talking to other kids about their hometown hero who joined the Army and went off to war in Vietnam and received the Medal of Honor posthumously.
The Department of Defense has removed 20 areas from its list of locations that qualify for imminent danger pay starting June 1, in a move that is expected to affect approximately 50,000 service members.
Former President George W. Bush wants to remove the stigma that surrounds some injured veterans.
This week, he's hosting a 100-k bike ride in Texas with 20 servicemen and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno hosted a special Twilight Tattoo to salute four civilians who have helped wounded warriors, supported war fighters, and launched an initiative to hire veterans.