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

The Military Times reported that DoD’s proposed budgetfor fiscal year 2017 wants to delay the time when servicememberscan start to receive matching retirement contributions—stallingthose contributions from their third year of service to their fifthyear of service.

Lawmakers intended for newer servicemembers to be able to have aretirement incentive for joining themilitary, even if they didn’t make it their career; this move wouldcircumvent that incentive.

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