In a 94-0 vote on Wednesday, senators advised lawmakers to include language in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act that would repeal the widows tax.
Sen. Doug Jones told Senators the time is now to repeal this penalty for widows, known as the Survivor Benefit Plan- Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (SBP-DIC) offset.
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Through thunderstorms and near-zero visibility, nothing seems to slow down 87-year-old Lt. Col. Wallace Ward, USA (Ret), as he trudges up and down the hills at the U.S. Military Academy with cadets nearly 70 years his junior.
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