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Image courtesy of Politifake.

Image courtesy of Politifake.


“President Obama’s latest policy outrage makes no attempt to hide his contempt for our military, as he is ordering that our troops serving overseas in war zones overseas are not to receive combat pay unless they are being shot at, or at risk of being injured by hostile aggression.…

…According to Military.com, and the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (H.R. 1540-7 Sec 616) as of February 1, 2012, this new measure went into effect, and soldiers who are to receive the additional $225/mo. combat pay ‘must’ be in immediate risk of harm. The measure is very specific in its criteria for receiving the additonal pay.

‘The rules for Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger Pay have changed. Service members will now receive imminent danger pay only for days they actually spend in hazardous areas. This change went in effect on February 1, 2012.

A member of a uniformed service may be entitled to Hostile Fire and Imminent Danger pay at the rate of $225 for any month in which he/she was entitled to basic pay and in which he/she was:

  • Subject to hostile fire or explosion of hostile mine;

  • On duty in an area in which he was in imminent danger of being exposed to hostile fire or explosion of hostile mines and in which, during the period he was on duty in that area, other members of the uniformed services were subject to hostile fire or explosion of hostile mines…”


This is not only scandalous, it is an outrage.  As long as any   member of the U.  S. military is stationed overseas, when are they not in danger of taking fire?

Moreover, when our military has been stationed in any war zone on the globe, shouldn’t they be entitled to hazard pay whether said area is deemed safe or not?

Do the bureaucrats making these decisions have rocks in their heads or what?

This is bullshit.  Comrade Hussein Obama and those bureaucrats who have never served in our military do not have the right to make such decisions.