July 31, 2023

US troops in Ukraine now eligible for combat pay

Source: Task and Purpose

Journalist: Jeff Schogol

The move could be related to President Joe Biden’s July 13 executive order designating Operation Atlantic Resolve as a contingency operation, said Katherine Kuzminski, director of the military, veterans, and society program at the Center for a New American Security think tank in Washington, D.C.

“I think, for the legal classifications of money within DoD [the Defense Department], it took declaring it a contingency to open that pot of money,” Kuzminski told Task & Purpose on Monday.

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Authors

  • Katherine L. Kuzminski

    Deputy Director of Studies, Director, Military, Veterans, and Society Program

    Katherine L. Kuzminski (formerly Kidder) is the Deputy Director of Studies, and the Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society (MVS) Program at CNAS. Her research special...