Service members would receive a 2.1-percent increase in basic pay on Jan. 1, under the House version of the 2017 defense-spending bill. Other provisions would:
· End the drawdown and increase total strength.
· Increase ground and aviation training.
· Increase and modernize operation and maintenance for depots, facilities and ships.
· Replenish munitions inventories.
· Take steps toward procuring more submarines and amphibious ships for the Navy.