Military Personnel: Select Policies and Developments


Albert B. Foster (Editor)
Wendy Phillips (Editor)

Series: Military and Veteran Issues

Military personnel issues typically generate significant interest from many Members of Congress and their staffs. Recent military operations in Iraq and 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. This book provides an overview of select policies and developments with regard to military personnel including: reserve component personnel issues; military pay and benefits; military retirement reform; military justice and court-martial review; military funeral honors and military cemeteries; the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”; and military base closures. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Policy Issues
(David F. Burrelli, Charles A. Henning, Don J. Jansen, Lawrence Kapp, CRS)

Reserve Component Personnel Issues: Questions and Answers
(Lawrence Kapp, CRS)

Military Pay and Benefits: Key Questions and Answers
(Charles A. Henning, CRS)

Military Retirement Reform: A Review of Proposals and Options for Congress
(Charles A. Henning, CRS)

Military Justice: Courts-Martial, An Overview
(R. Chuck Mason, CRS)

Military Funeral Honors and Military Cemeteries: Frequently Asked Questions
(Barbara Salazar Torreon, CRS)

The Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Issues for Congress
(David F. Burrelli, CRS)

Military Base Closures: Socioeconomic Impats
(Tadlock Cowan, CRS)


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