Latest "basic needs allowance" stories
Housing allowances will still bump most troops from qualifying for the new Basic Needs Allowance.
Helping troops and families get the food they need, and longer-term fixes for financial security.
Military officials expect to start awarding the new Basic Needs Allowance in calendar 2023.
Advocates discuss what a Basic Needs Allowance could mean for the military’s neediest families.
By Military Times staff