Skip to comments.Pentagon recovers cash bonuses paid to California soldiers for going to war a decade ago
Posted on 10/22/2016 9:14:56 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra
The Pentagon is seeking to recover decade-old reenlistment bonuses paid to thousands of California Army National Guard soldiers to go fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.
The paper reported that nearly 10,000 soldiers, many of whom risked their lives during multiple combat tours, have been ordered to repay the cash bonuses after audits revealed widespread overpayments by California Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets at the height of the wars 10 years ago.
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If Trump gets in we should demand back all the federal grants for global warming research. Plus interest for the fraud.
Van Meter got hit with a $46,000 bill?
That’s about how much Jerry Brown hands out yearly to the average illegal alien family.
And Van Meter took a hit for the United States?
And they pay VA bureaucrats $300,000 to move a hundred miles.
$50,000 to make-believe pig farmers who are Americans of African descent.
Social Security Disability to a guy with a pacifier.
Social Security Disability to a guy who isn’t sure if he’s male or female.
unless there is fraud by the solders them selves not the one recruiting the solders. this should be ignored because if the money is collected then the government has committed fraud against enlisted the soldier. my guess is that this was done by a bureaucrat to meet the goals given to them for this to of happen. this person should be the one gone after not the men recruited.
Not to mention the green-scams : Solyndra, and those shovel ready jobs. Hey!, what happened to that Trillion friggin dollars anyway???
In a way it wasn’t fraud. They were paying more to get the enlistments they needed. It’s the market at work.
These assholes lose $TRILLIONS, and they want to go after our soldiers for a few dollars?! Jerks. If Trump heard about this, whoever dreamed up this stupid scheme would be fired.
It wasn’t fraud for the recipients of the pay at all.
I can only imagine what morale must be like among the Guard and active duty folks.
But there is more than enough money in the DOD budget to pay for sex change operations for transgender
They should go after those enlistment officers, instead. Duh!
“We don’t care if you have PSTD, are in a wheelchair, homeless and can’t get medical care at the VA - now you have to pay back the money we gave you when you risked your life”
And their excuse “we would be breaking the law so we can’t do it” Grrr
Yeah, and they’re all over Secretary Clinton about the missing $6 BILLION. Oh, wait, never mind.
One benefit of hollowing out the middle class is that there will always be an ample supply of cannon fodder, no matter how badly you treat them.
Nearly $2B in cash payments to a terrorist regime in Iran, no story. But dare we give a few extra bucks to a few patriotic Americans, and there’s hell to pay.
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