A combined military honor cordon departs after a Presidential Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony in celebration of the 207th birthday of President Abraham Lincoln, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The ink is barely dry on the new retirement system passed by Congress for the nation’s military servicemembers, and already the Department of Defense is looking to postpone matching retirement contributions for those members who will be part of the new system.

The Military Times reported that DoD’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 wants to delay the time when servicemembers can start to receive matching retirement contributions—stalling those contributions from their third year of service to their fifth year of service.

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