Fight over troops grant cuts to continue

By PAULINE JELINEK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon’s tip municipal says it’s time to tame burgeoning troops crew costs, though he’s confronting a exam of wills with a nation’s absolute veterans groups, that wish no cut in their benefits.

Veterans groups are fighting curbs in annual grant increases for troops retirees underneath age 62 that are partial of a new bill understanding upheld by Congress final week and available President Barack Obama’s signature. After a fusillade of protests from a troops community, lawmakers pronounced they’ll examination a cut subsequent year and presumably retreat it. But Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said

Article source: http://www.nbc40.net/story/24286247/fight-over-military-pension-cuts-to-continue

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