Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0016
Department of Defense - Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Certain Members of the Armed Forces

Included in the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 is a provision requiring the Department of Defense to pay certain service members and their families a Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance so they will not have to rely on food stamps to make ends meet.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2000-0015
Military Subsistence Allowance

The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2006 permanently authorizes the supplemental subsistence allowance for low-income members of the Armed Forces with dependents.