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Senate Armed Services Committee – FY 09 NDAA

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Senate Armed Services Committee – completes work on FY 09 NDAA
FY 09 SASC – National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)highlights

Senate Armed Service Committee completed its Mark-Up of FY 09 National Defense Authorization Act; a brief summary follows;  A detail summary of the bill is available here also for  past bills click here

Markup Highlights
• Authorizes a 3.9 percent across-the-board pay raise, 0.5 percent above the budget request;
• Authorizes $26.1 billion for the Defense Health Program, which includes the $1.2 billion necessary to cover the rejection of the Administration proposal to raise TRICARE fees;
• Authorizes $125 billion for military personnel, including costs of pay, allowances, bonuses, death benefits, and permanent change of station moves;
• Requires the Secretary of Defense to develop a comprehensive policy to prevent suicides by military personnel;
• Requires the Secretary of Defense to review DOD and military service policies on deferment of deployment of female service members following birth of a child; and
• Requires the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs to continue the operations of the Senior Oversight Committee to oversee implementation of Wounded Warrior initiatives. Click here to read more…


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