Military members and families affected by surging housing costs in 56 areas around the country may soon get relief through a temporary hike in their Basic Allowance for Housing.
DoD officials had not officially confirmed the initiative to Military Times by publication time, but the start is imminent, according to a Pentagon source with knowledge of the discussions. The temporary BAH hike has been approved by DoD personnel officials and is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1, the source said.
MCRA LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD LEADERS!
If you have found yourself looking at the current situation impacting Veterans, Marines & the defense of this country, here is your opportunity. The #MCRA is looking for a "Few Good Marines" who wish to continue to serve.
This year, the following #OFFICERS & #BOARDOFDIRECTORS positions will expire & we are now accepting applications:
An additional 16 million veterans are now eligible to use the Defense Department’s discount travel site, under an expansion announced today by DoD’s American Forces Travel and Priceline.
The MCRA is excited to announce that the president has made the following nominations for GENERAL OFFICER in the Marine Corps:
Brig. Gen. Jay M. Bargeron has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Bargeron is currently serving as president, Marine Corps University, Training and Education Command, Quantico, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. Brian W. Cavanaugh has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Cavanaugh is currently serving as assistant deputy commandant, programs and resources, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.