publication . Doctoral thesis . 2000

Cost-benefit analysis of providing a special subsistence allowance to military personnel who qualify for food stamps

Becker, Curtis A., Jr.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2000
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited Recent reports cite that military Food Stamp Program beneficiaries may range from 6,400 to 20,000. The need for food stamps has been attributed to several factors, one of which is the perceived military "pay gap". Although, significant strides have been made in recent years to improve quality of life for our service men and women and their families, the military pay system tends to lag behind the civilian employment cost growth index. Despite the strong economy that we currently enjoy, many of our service personnel are struggling to make ends meet. The analysis compared the costs associated with providing el...
Subjects
free text keywords: Food stamps, Military personnel
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