A Florida-based Navy commander was indicted Tuesday on charges that he distributed videos depicting child sexual abuse and possessed files depicting “the sexual abuse of young children,” the U.S. Justice Department announced.
Cmdr. Gregory E. McLean, 38, has been detained pending trial.
WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — Pentagon officials announced Thursday that U.S. military personnel who face a rising cost of living will be getting financial help soon, but the initiative falls short of what many lawmakers have sought.
The changes were laid out in a Thursday memo from Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III to military leaders, in which the secretary outlined enhanced compensation to offset the rising cost of food, housing, child care and family relocations.
I'm surprised that they will try to lower prices at the commissary, good move and good idea!
Correction: A new plan for commissary funding announced in a memorandum from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Sept. 22 aims to reduce the price of food items in commissaries by 3% to 5%. The Pentagon initially provided an incorrect savings percentage that was included in a previous version of this story.
Thousands of U.S. service members will soon see a boost in their housing allowance stipends and lower prices at commissaries, according to a memorandum issued Thursday by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.