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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Letter -- Regarding the Principles for Modernizing the Military Compensation and Retirement Systems

Dear Mr. Chairman:

Pursuant to section 674(c) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, Public Law 112-239, January 2, 2013, I hereby transmit to you and the other members of the Military Compensation and Retirement Commission, the principles for modernizing the military compensation and retirement systems requested by the Act.

I wish the Commission success in its important work.