California National Guard Bonus Enlistment Scandal

Number 27907
Subject Veterans
Source Los Angeles Times
State California
Year 2016
Publication Date October 22, 2016
Summary Stories by the Los Angeles Times that described how the California National Guard was trying to recover millions of dollars in enlistment bonuses from nearly 10,000 soldiers and veterans – including some who had been wounded in combat – spurred the secretary of Defense to suspend the program, Congress to agree to waive most of the debts and the president to sign the bill into law.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 32
Keywords national guard; soldiers; veterans
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