NDAA Addresses Fedrec, Kills New JSTARS Aircraft

Jul 24, 2018

The newest version of the fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill provides secretaries of the Army and Air Force with the authority to backdate pay for National Guard officers who wait long periods of time for federal recognition of their state-approved promotions.

In other words, the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act won the day on this issue. The House version would have made back pay a requirement.

Source: NGAUS