House Passes $733 Billion Defense Bill, Including 3.1% Pay Raise for Troops
The House passed a $733 billion defense policy bill -- $17 billion short of what the White House wanted.
Lawmakers Still Fighting to Keep US Out of War With Iran
House Democrats back a measure already rejected by the Senate to require congressional approval for attacking Iran.
Marines in These In-Demand Fields Can Take Home Big Bonuses in 2020
Enlisted Marines in dozens of military occupational specialties will qualify for re-enlistment bonuses in fiscal 2020.
Military's 3.1% Pay Raise Passes Senate as House Prepares to Do Battle Over Iran
The $750 billion defense policy bill, including the 3.1% military pay raise, passed the Senate and now moves to the House.
The Marines Are Doling Out Up to $280K in Bonuses to Keep Pilots Flying
The Marine Corps is opening its aviation bonus program to some of its more experienced pilots.
The Military Retirement System
There are 4 different retirement pay systems depending on when you joined the military. We explain them here.
Military Pay Raise Safe, All Else Uncertain in Defense Budget, Key Lawmaker Says
Rep. Adam Smith wants to cut $17 billion from the administration's $750 billion defense budget.
Lawmakers Align on 3.1% Pay Raise, Efforts to Slow Cuts to Military Medical Billets
The draft House defense authorization bill also contains health and child care provisions.
Senate Panel Approves $750 Billion Defense Policy Bill
The Senate Armed Services Committee overwhelmingly supported a proposed 3.1% military pay raise.