The new retirement plan for military limits dollar-to-dollar contributions to servicemembers' 401(k)-style accounts -- the Pentagon wants to change that for some. (Photo: AP)

Recruiting in the military is similar to that in civilian life in one respect: once there, people need incentives to stay.

And the military brass, knowing the value of its longest-serving military personnel, has decided that it wants to up the ante to retain those potential career servicemembers and modify its new “blended” retirement plan that hasn’t even taken effect yet.

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