FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
A majority of America’s career servicemembers think it’s time for Congress to repeal the military spending caps they enacted in 2011 under sequestration.
The latest results of the First Command Financial Behaviors Index® reveal that 80 percent of middle-class military families (commissioned officers and senior NCOs in pay grades E-6 and above with household incomes of at least $50,000) believe Congress should reverse the military spending caps. And almost half of that group believe Congress should also repeal the domestic spending caps under sequestration. Just 20 percent of servicemember families think all sequester cuts should be retained.
Opinions are divided in the general population. Almost half (46 percent) of civilian survey respondents believe Congress should reverse the military spending caps. Out of that group, almost halfRead More »from Servicemembers Support Ending Sequestration, First Command Reports