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Defense secretary issues orders aimed at putting more money into troops’ pockets


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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.

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