Pentagon’s Top General Pledges ‘a Hard Look’ at Troops’ Current Housing Allowance Levels

MilitaryTimes Pentagons Top General Pledges A Hard Look At Current Housing Allowance Levels

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said he will “personally take a hard look “ at whether to recommend increases this year in the Basic Allowance for Housing for areas where troops are seeing skyrocketing increases in housing costs.

“Soldiers don’t ask for much,” Milley told lawmakers during a House defense appropriations subcommittee hearing Wednesday. “They want good housing, good health care, good education and a safe environment for their families. I know the secretary of defense has the entire department focused on it.”

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