Todd Wieler

U.S. Army soldiers representing units participating in the the Anaconda-16 military exercise, attend the opening ceremony, in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, June 6, 2016. Poland and some NATO members are launching their biggest ever exercise, involving some 31,000 troops, as central and eastern European nations are seeking strong security guarantees among concerns about Russia's assertiveness and actions. .(AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

DoD solidifies plans to simplify byzantine reserve benefit system

DoD presented a plan to lawmakers last month to consolidate 32 reserve duty statuses into just four. For years reservists received differing pay and benefits…

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