Commission On Military Benefits Recommends Sweeping Changes
A commission on military benefits released a report Thursday recommending changes to military retirement, health care and education benefits.By Kate Grumke | January 29, 2015
A special commission on military benefits just released some pretty big recommendations to reduce personnel costs in the armed services.
Right up top, though, we should point out that even if any of these changes happen, they wouldn't apply to current service members, unless they decide to opt in. That said, one of the main takeaways is a recommended change to the military retirement plan. (Video via U.S. Marine Corps)
Currently, armed service members must serve for two decades to get retirement compensation. Most troops never see that money. (Video via U.S. Marine Corps)