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Revanchist

(1,375 posts)
Fri Dec 21, 2018, 08:00 PM Dec 2018

So the Army is getting a double kick in the balls

Not only will they stuck at the border for Christmas, they probably won't be paid because of the shutdown. Thanks Trump!!!

Edit:

former9thward set me straight by showing my a DoD release that I didn't get in Google. Thanks for the info and ignore this post, well the pay part, the troops are still stuck at the border.

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So the Army is getting a double kick in the balls (Original Post) Revanchist Dec 2018 OP
The Army is not part of the shutdown. former9thward Dec 2018 #1
The Army and other services will be paid, except for the Coast Guard. The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2018 #2
So this info is wrong? Revanchist Dec 2018 #3
Apparently. I don't know how reliable that publication is The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2018 #4
Op has been edited Revanchist Dec 2018 #5

former9thward

(32,654 posts)
1. The Army is not part of the shutdown.
Fri Dec 21, 2018, 08:04 PM
Dec 2018

The DOD was fully funded in September until Oct 2019. They will be paid.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(117,548 posts)
4. Apparently. I don't know how reliable that publication is
Fri Dec 21, 2018, 08:57 PM
Dec 2018

but other major media sources have reported that military people will get paid because the DoD is funded October 2018-October 2019.

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