Lawmakers: California National Guard Troops Can Keep BonusesHouse and Senate negotiators have agreed to forgive the debts of thousands of California National Guard troops who had been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses.
Pentagon Ordered To Stop Seeking Repayment Of Calif. National Guard BonusesU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered the Pentagon to stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses given to California National Guard members who served overseas.
Defense Secretary Pledges Resolution Over California Guard BonusesDefense Secretary Ash Carter is promising to resolve a festering conflict over demands that thousands of National Guard soldiers repay enlistment bonuses.
Pentagon Demands California National Guard Soldiers Repay Enlistment BonusesThe Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard under pressure to fill ranks and hit enlistment goals.
Rocky Fire Spreads To 18,000 Acres, Evacuation Advisory For Parts Of Clearlake, Lower LakeThe fast-spreading Rocky Fire in Lake County grew to more than 18,000 acres on Friday, prompting authorities to warn residents of the eastside of Clearlake and Lower Lake that they could be evacuated.
Firefighters Launch Drone To Battle Rim Fire Near YosemiteFirefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada added a California National Guard Predator drone to their arsenal Wednesday to give them almost immediate views of any portion of the flames.
Early Holiday Homecoming For Bay Area National Guard UnitFamily and friends gathered in San Mateo Friday morning to welcome home more than 60 specialized California National Guard soldiers from their deployment in Iraq.
California National Guard Pay Subject Of InvestigationThe commander of the California National Guard Fighter Wing at Fresno has been relieved of his command after an investigation determined that he and his pilots were sometimes earning double pay.
California National Guard Set For Iraq Deployment The U.S. Military has begun the process of drawing down the number of troops on the ground in Iraq, but there’s still plenty of work to be done.
Troops Welcomed Home from Iraq