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  • Military advocates decry ‘illegal’ early terminations of 157 Air Force majors

    11/25/2011 2:17:20 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies
    Military advocates decry ‘illegal’ early terminations of 157 Air Force majors 44 mins ago The Chapman University of Military Law and its associated AMVETS Legal Clinic are blowing the whistle on what they say is an injustice set to be perpetrated on 157 Air Force majors on the last day of November. “The Obama administration has ordered massive reductions in forces, resulting in many officers who are near retirement being involuntarily separated without retirement or medical benefits,” explained institute director Maj. Kyndra Rotunda. The Department of Defense specifies that service members within six years of retirement normally would be retained...
  • 157 Air Force Majors terminated without retirement benefits

    11/26/2011 10:42:00 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 114 replies · 1+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 11-25-11 | Thamas Lifson
    One of the best ways to destroy American military capabilities would be to convince career military personnel -- both officers and enlisted -- that their commitment to service will not be rewarded with the retirement benefits they have earned by their faithful obedience to orders, no matter the personal cost or risks they endure. The Obama administration seems to be ready to destroy the belief that service will be rewarded as faithfully as duty was performed, one step at a time. The latest step in that direction is the announcement that 157 Air Force majors will be terminated prior to...