Pentagon authorizes female service members hazard duty pay for pretty much all assignments

Out of ideas.

By W. E. Linde

PENTAGON — With efforts by Congress to overhaul the way the military handles sexual assault cases stalled in the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Pentagon has come up with a new program to demonstrate they aren’t ignoring this endemic problem: all women will now be given hazard-duty pay regardless of where they are assigned.

“It’s time …

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