13. December 2013 · Comments Off on Congress Betrays Military Retirees · Categories: Uncategorized

Army Spc. Michael Fashion holds his daughter Malia, 5, upon his return home last month after a deployment in Afghanistan.



CNN.com let me share my thoughts on the Ryan Murray budget deal and suggestions by others that military pay and benefits be cut. Check out my opinion piece:

Today the House of Representatives approved a budget deal that, among other things, will cut military retirement pay by about $83,000 for enlisted and $124,000 for officers. I’ll be saying a whole lot more about this in the coming days, but for now you can read this story on CNN.com. I’m quoted about halfway down.