Costs rise for Pentagon unemployment program

03/15/2013 | Philly.com (Philadelphia)

The Pentagon spent $938 million last year on unemployment benefits for former service members, compared with $300 million in 2003. "Why are we spending so much on [the program] at a time when we can't afford to build a new fighter jet?" said Samuel Wright, the director of the law center at the Reserve Officers Association.

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