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Military Pay #242702

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 05, 1976
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(Studio) United States military men not paying state income taxes. Suggestion made that Pentagon withhold tax from pay. Mil. pay under scrutiny.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No location given) Defense Department film of pay day shown. Everything now computerized. [Brookings Institution Martin BlNKIN - says military pay system complex, inefficient.] Pay system and categories explained. Various aspects of military life pictured. System said discriminatory in favor of married persons. [S/sergeant Joe WELNACK - notes discrimination.] [S/sergeant Ed PATRICK - believes single man should not be penalized.] Solutions proposed. [Vice Admiral John FINNERAN - speaks of considered changes.] Department studies matter.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:04:00

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