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Tax-Free Pay, 2-Year Leave of Absence for Parents Among Ideas Being Floated by House’s Military Quality-of-Life Panel
Tax-exempt pay. Extended leaves of absence for parenthood. Fewer permanent change of station moves. Those are some of the “outside the box” ideas the leaders of the House Armed Services Committee’s military quality-of-life panel said they are mulling as they barrel toward an early 2024 goal of providing recommendations to improve service members’ pay, child care, housing, and other issues key to people’s decision to join or stay in the military.