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Accession Number ADA590411
Title National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Issues, FY 2014.
Publication Date Aug 2013
Media Count 39p
Personal Author D. F. Burrelli D. J. Jansen K. Blakeley L. Kapp L. P. Martinez
Abstract Military personnel issues typically generate significant interest from many Members of Congress and their staffs. Ongoing operations in Afghanistan, along with the operational role of the Reserve Components, further heighten interest in a wide range of military personnel policies and issues. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has selected a number of the military personnel issues considered in deliberations on the House-passed version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 that will be updated upon passage of a Senate bill and then again upon final passage. This report provides a brief synopsis of sections that pertain to personnel policy. These include end strengths, pay raises, health care, and sexual assault, as well as less prominent issues that nonetheless generate significant public interest. This report focuses exclusively on the annual defense authorization process. It does not include language concerning appropriations, veterans affairs, tax implications of policy choices, or any discussion of separately introduced legislation, topics which are addressed in other CRS products. Some issues were addressed in the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act and discussed in CRS Report R42651, FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues, coordinated by Catherine A. Theohary. Those issues that were considered previously are designated with a * in the relevant section titles of this report.
Keywords Afghanistan
Military operations
Military personnel
Military reserves
Military strategy
National defense
Pay increases
Personnel policy

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
92E - International Relations
91I - Emergency Services & Planning
74G - Military Operations, Strategy, & Tactics
Corporate Author Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Congressional rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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