Military Retirement Programs

Andrew Tilghman talked about the current and projected costs of military retirement programs. According to the Defense Business Board… read more

Andrew Tilghman talked about the current and projected costs of military retirement programs. According to the Defense Business Board costs for military retirement programs run a current liability of $1.3 trillion, of which only $385 billion is funded. He discussed the potential to meet current shortfalls as well as proposals to change the current structure of retirement programs. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

This program is part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series, which looks at how taxpayer dollars are spent. Most Monday mornings, some of the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Military Retirement Programs

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 19, 2011

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  • Sep 19, 2011 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 19, 2011 | 1:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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