Military Sound Off

Incompetence Causes Congressional Back Peddle Over Military COLA Cuts

Incompetence Causes Congressional Back Peddle Over Military COLA Cuts

The recent Ryan-Murray budget passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly, 332-94. This bipartisan budget deal also passed the Senate 64-39. In the subsequent days following the votes Sen. Chuck Schumer (D- NY) defended controversial cuts to military retirement and survivor benefits. During an interview with MSNBC’s Morning Joe?Schumer said: I think Paul Ryan and Patty […]

Bipartisan Betrayal of US Military Troops

Bipartisan Betrayal of US Military Troops

During the most recent government shutdown the American Legion accused the White House and members of Congress of using veterans to sway public opinion. Peter Gaytan, executive director of the American Legion, told reporters: Don’t use the men and women who sacrificed for the security of this nation as a pawn, as a tool, to […]

Veterans Fall Victim To Benefit Cuts In New Bipartisan Budget Deal

Veterans Fall Victim To Benefit Cuts In New Bipartisan Budget Deal

A wave of GOP opposition and the negative effects on U.S. military members wasn’t enough to keep the Ryan-Murray budget from passing the house 332-94, or the Senate 64-36. It is now moving toward President Barack Obama who has signaled his support for the plan. Recently a budget deal was brokered between House Budget Committee […]

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