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House Armed Services Committee Members Advanced a $610 Billion Defense Policy Bill

House Armed Services Committee Members Advanced a $610 Billion Defense Policy Bill

House Armed Services Committee members have forwarded a $610 billion defense policy bill. According to its supporters, the policy will completely fund the military needs while the others criticized it as just another budgeting gimmick that would create more problems than it would solve. The annual defense authorization bill draft was approved by the panel […]

Grants For Military Children

Grants For Military Children

With the costs of education on the rise, its important now than ever for military parents to explore every grant avenue possible. Good news is that grants for children of military service members are readily available, and funding is available from all branches of the military including the Marine Corps and Reserves. These grant programs […]

Army Survivor Benefit Program

Army Survivor Benefit Program

Enrollment in the Army Survivor Benefit Plan entitles your surviving spouse, children or insurable interest such as parent or business partner to continue receiving monthly payments (annuity) in the event your retirement pay stops due to your death. The SBP program is designed to protect your survivors against the risks of inflation, your early death […]

Reasons To Join The Army: What Benefits Can You Earn

Reasons To Join The Army: What Benefits Can You Earn

Soldiers have numerous reasons to join the Army. Whether they join to travel the world, or to help pay for college, or simply because they want to serve their country, today’s soldiers come from all types of backgrounds. However, they all have something in common — the benefits of joining the Army. Here are just […]

The Current State Of Military Retirement Pay

The Current State Of Military Retirement Pay

In the past, the military retirement pay system was a very simple one. Those soldiers who served honorable for a period of twenty years would continue to receive half of their base active-duty pay immediately after retiring. This money came in the form of a guaranteed pension that would increase by about 2.5% with every […]