Panetta: Curb Military Pay

Defense secretary also fears 'readiness crisis' ahead of sequestration

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 6, 2013 2:07 PM CST

(Newser) – Leon Panetta is poised to recommend that military salaries increase just 1% in 2014, thanks to "budget uncertainties," insiders tell CNN. This year, military pay was increased 1.7%, and last year, President Obama took military pay cuts off the table—so Panetta'...   Read full story »

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