Robert D’Andrea, a retired Army major and Iraq war veteran, holds a frame with a photo of his team on his first deployment to Iraq on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in his home in Los Angeles. Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard under pressure to fill ranks and hit enlistment goals.
Robert D’Andrea, a retired Army major and Iraq war veteran, holds a frame with a photo of his team on his first deployment to Iraq on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in his home in Los Angeles. Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard under pressure to fill ranks and hit enlistment goals. Al Seib Los Angeles Times
Robert D’Andrea, a retired Army major and Iraq war veteran, holds a frame with a photo of his team on his first deployment to Iraq on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in his home in Los Angeles. Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard under pressure to fill ranks and hit enlistment goals. Al Seib Los Angeles Times

Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

October 22, 2016 10:16 PM