California National Guard bonuses

California National Guard bonuses
Soldiers from the California Army National Guard have been ordered to return enlistment bonuses they received a decade ago when the Pentagon needed troops for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (California Army National Guard)
Lawmakers reach a compromise to help California soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses

Congress appears likely to assist California National Guard members facing bonus recovery demands

The sergeant who went to jail for the California National Guard bonus scandal says others share the blame

The first hint of the scandal that has engulfed the California National Guard came more than eight years ago with a one-page memo that disclosed an internal

Lawmakers condemn Pentagon push to make California veterans pay back enlistment bonuses

Lawmakers vowed an investigation into Pentagon demands that California National Guard soldiers repay enlistment bonuses.

Army audits find National Guard bonus repayment problems in at least four other states

Army audits found widespread problems in enlistment bonuses but the soldiers won't be eligible for waivers

Senate agrees to waive most California Guard bonus repayments

The Senate passed a defense bill that contains a provision aimed at resolving the California Guard bonus repayment scandlal

California National Guard commander takes heat from Congress for forcing soldiers to repay bonuses

Members of Congress assailed the California National Guard commander Wednesday for ordering thousands of soldiers and veterans to repay enlistment bonuses,

Congress proposals would let California National Guard soldiers keep millions in bonuses

Congress is urged to forgive enlistment bonuses improperly given to thousands of California National Guard soldiers

Former soldiers say California Guard never paid bonuses it promised to interpreters in war zones

Military interpreters say the California National Guard has refused to pay promised bonuses

California National Guard says it can't find 4,000 soldiers who received improper payments

California National Guard can't find 4,000 soldiers who it says got improper bonuses

A wounded California Guard soldier served four combat tours. Now he's fighting the Pentagon

For the last three years, retired California National Guard Master Sgt. Bill McLain’s wife, Terese, has repaid a bit of his enlistment bonuses to the Pentagon

Defense secretary orders Pentagon to stop seeking repayment of California National Guard bonuses

U.S. defense chief orders Pentagon to stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses from California National Guard members

Obama tells Pentagon to speed up review of California Guard enlistment bonuses

President Obama has told the Defense Department to expedite its review of nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers who have been ordered to repay

Congress knew for at least two years about Pentagon efforts to take back bonuses from veterans

The National Guard told California members of Congress two years ago that the Pentagon was trying to claw back reenlistment bonuses from thousands of soldiers, but Congress took no action.

Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war

The Pentagon is demanding thousands of soliders pay back their reenlistment bonuses.