Indiana lawmakers urge re-evaluation of military housing pay

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, U.S. Senator Todd Young, and U.S. Representative Jim Banks are calling for a re-evaluation of military housing pay for service members in the Summit City.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 9:35 AM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 10:11 AM

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, U.S. Senator Todd Young, and U.S. Representative Jim Banks are calling for a re-evaluation of military housing pay for service members in the Summit City.

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The senators and congressman urge the department of defense to consider increasing the military's basic allowance for housing. Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a monthly allowance paid to active-duty service members, to help cover the cost of living off-base.

Over 200 service members from the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne receive housing allowances that are too low.

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