Why is it that the Military are paid less than dock workers across the country which are said to be paid over $100,000 each because their working conditions are unsafe. I think the military should be paid a minimum of what ever the inflationary rate is for the year in question. They work hard to keep our country and other countries at some type dipolomatic freedom.
I know this would never change because it would be political suicide, but military OFFICER pay is way too high. It is no longer a "sacrifice" to serve in the military, espeically since there are so many military jobs that rarely deploy. As 2 married military members, we make about $120K/yr. This is crazy!... more »
As of 31 May 2011, the Department of Defense had 1,182,849 enlisted members worldwide from all services. (DoD Personnle and military casualty statistics)
If the U.S. would do away with this automatic... more »