Arkansas Online

by Frank Lockwood

For two decades, the U.S. Defense Department withheld funds that belonged to wounded warriors, taking money for the Internal Revenue Service even though the lump-sum severance packages were supposed to be tax-free.

"These are veterans that were injured in combat, serving their country," Boozman said in an interview Tuesday. "I think almost every member of Congress will be working hard to see if we can fix that problem and get the money back to them."

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