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The Pentagon, not usually known for its frugality, is pleading with Congress to stop spending so much money on the troops.
Through nine years of war, service members have seen a healthy rise in pay and benefits, leaving most of them better compensated than their peers in the private sector.
Congress has been so determined to take care of troops and their families that for several years running it has overruled the Pentagon and mandated more generous pay raises than requested by the Bush and Ob
Congressmen John Murtha and Jim Moran shrug off a question about the Pentagon missing $2.3 Trillion, "you must mean Billion" - it's now 1 year later and they have still never acknowledged, or investigated the missing money-