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Budgets | Issues - Political | Medical | Policy - Personnel | USA

TRICARE Trials & Tribulations

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Back in January 2006, DID covered a GAO report that pegged the average for active duty enlisted personnel and officer compensation at $112,000 a year, 51% of which takes the form of health care and other benefits. Not only were those benefits not driving motivating retention in proportion to their compensation competitiveness, a series of […]

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