2017 Defense Budget Proposal Overview

2017 Defense Budget was proposed on February 9, 2016. A number of changes have been presented for the 2017 Defense Budget regarding retirement and Tricare plans, as well as proposals for the 2017 Military pay increase and 2017 BAH increase. Important points for the 2017 Defense Budget proposal have been listed below for your convenience. Proposed a 1.6% military pay raise, a higher raise than the past three years, but still lower than the proposed … [Read More...]

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Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits for an Online Degree

The Post 9/11 GI Bill has helped a tremendous amount of service men and women and their families achieve their educational goals. With educational costs being as high as they are, programs such as the The Post 9/11 GI Bill can enable the service member to breathe a sigh of relief without having the financial hardships follow them that many students often do. The Department of Veteran Affairs lists the eligibility requirement as being: Individuals who served at least 90 aggregate days on … [Read More...]

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2017 Military Pay

2017 Defense Budget proposal proposes a 1.6% military pay increase. This increase is .3% higher than the 1.3% increase in 2016, however it is less than the 2.1% estimation for salaries of private sector employees. The 2016 Defense Budget allotted a pay increase of less than the 2.1% as well, continuing a six year trend of lower increase. The […]

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