June 19, 2024

Congress Wants Details of Afghan Strategy

Appearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee this week, DefSec James Mattis described the US’ Afghanistan strategy as “R4+S” — “regionalize, realign, reinforce, reconcile, and sustain.”

MORNING COFFEE: COLA Cut May be Restored

Congress may act this week to restore full cost-of-living adjustments for working-age retirees forcibly retired from the military for medical reasons. Restoration may be included in the omnibus spending bill.