A local marching band welcomes the arrival of sailors aboard the USS Topeka (SSN-754), a Los Angeles-class submarine, as it prepares to be docked at the Alava pier in northwestern Philippines, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Jun Dumaguing)

Career military service members don’t think much of the new retirement option.

Changes to the military retirement system, currently a traditional pension, made in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Under the Act, approved in October, were recommendations that came from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Committee.

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