House Approves $778 Billion Defense Bill

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from The Wall Street Journal,

NDAA legislation includes military justice overhaul, Afghanistan commission, but lawmakers drop proposal to have women register for selective service

The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, passed 363 to 70 with the backing of a majority of both Democrats and Republicans. The legislation includes pay raises for troops and money for military construction, ships and aircraft, and typically passes Congress with broad bipartisan support.

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