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Military pay raise at risk in dispute over bases named for Confederate officers | Military Times
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Military pay raise at risk in dispute over bases named for Confederate officers | Military Times

An annual defense policy measure with a 59-year streak of approval are in danger over a move by Democrats to rename military bases after Confederate officers. Republicans are vowing they will not send the Defense Bill to Trump if it includes language requiring bases named after Confederate officers to be renamed. The bill must pass next month of enacting the annual measure, which sets policy across the Pentagon and puts lawmakers on record behind a three percent automatic pay raise starting Jan. 1, among its other provisions.

Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/11/19/military-pay-raise-at-risk-in-dispute-over-confederate-bases/

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