FILE - This Feb. 7, 2018, file photo shows the skyline in Austin, Texas. For more than a year, cities around the country, including Austin, waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Amazon announced that it had picked for its new East Coast headquarters the New York neighborhood of Long Island City, Queens as well as a suburb of Washington, in Arlington, Va. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

Austin tops areas with large military housing allowance increases in 2020

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…

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Trump signs continuing resolution, keeping agencies open through Dec. 20

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House lawmakers taking slow and steady approach to defense personnel reform

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DoD requests biggest budget ever, citing need to recover from years of budget caps

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House panel wants 2.4 percent military pay bump and bigger Army

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Cuts to military pay and benefits can’t wait, Pentagon tells Congress

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Military shutdown pay, financial aid info released

In a memo outlining DOD plans for dealing with the threatened government shutdown, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn explains who gets paid and when.

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Military would earn pay during shutdown

Military members would continue to earn wages in the event of an April 8 shutdown of the federal government, but they\’d have to wait to collect them until…

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Shutdown would halt military pay

U.S. troops could be required to report to work without pay if a budget clash in Congress results in a government-wide shutdown, according to draft planning guidance circulating in the Pentagon.

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