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Pay raise, Tricare fees, couples' BAH might take months to set

The fate of these key elements of compensation is uncertain because the Senate and the House treat them differently in separate versions of the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (HR 2810) bill.

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Manning and Cartwright: Pardoning a leak, forgiving a lie

Although Pfc. Chelsea Manning’s commuted sentence sucked up most of the press attention, the fact Obama had also commuted the sentence of a man who was once the second-highest-ranking officer in the military went virtually unnoticed.

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