21 October 2021

Boost to Enlisted Pay and Benefits Eyed by Top House Lawmakers


Two key lawmakers want a sizable increase to pay and benefits for enlisted troops as part of next year's defense authorization bill, the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee said this week.During an appearance Wednesday at an event hosted by the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., said he and committee Chairman Adam Smith, D-Wash., would "lean into" proposals to "significantly" boost the compensation and benefits packages in 2022."We want to [...]