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The Inflation Crisis Has Gotten So Bad That Even The Pentagon Had To Issue A Warning

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2021
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Pentagon officials warned that the surge in prices has caused issues for U.S. troops and their families.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin referred to rising inflation as a “readiness issue” at a press conference Wednesday where he announced a new program to assist military families to cope with the surging prices. Included in the program are housing allowances and food security assistance.

“This is a readiness issue, and that’s why I am focused on making sure that our service members and our families have what they need to thrive,” Austin said during the press conference....

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