Changes in the 2020 Basic Allowance for Housing rates vary widely across the U.S., with some locales seeing increases of nearly 30% and others falling by more than 10%.
A four-week continuing resolution funds agencies at current levels through Dec. 20 and secures a 3.1% military pay raise, but the measure doesn’t include a similar adjustment for civilian employees.
The Trump administration maneuvered unobligated funding and found a way to pay Coast Guard military members back in December. But the service doesn’t have the funds now to cut Jan. 15 paychecks.
Coast Guard says it worked with DHS, administration to find “one-time” workaround that will ensure next Monday’s military paycheck arrives on time.
Navy Cmdr. Brendan Stickles, a federal executive fellow at the Brookings Institution, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
The Defense Department’s review of its current personnel authorities is late, but House lawmakers say they’re still some recruitment and retention challenges they want to tackle in next year’s authorization act.
The Defense Department rolled out the biggest budget request in its history Monday, seeking $686 billion for fiscal 2019.
The House Armed Services’ Personnel Subcommittee suggests a 2.4 percent increase in military pay and 17,000 more troops for the Army.
House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Chairman Joe Heck wants a higher pay raise for military employees.