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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-29-10 06:29 PM
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37. I don't think that last line is true
particularly not with officers. When I worked for DOD, I was a GS-7 potential 12 and my supervior was a Captain. Thw Captain and the Lieutenants that I worked with made lots more money than I did.

Unfortunately though, the military is a sacred cow in present-day America. To suggest that their pay be frozen would be the political equivalent of cutting your throat. Especially with the war going on.
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