Lawmakers: Calif. National Guard Troops Won't Have To Repay 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.
US Defense Chief: Don't Seek Repayment Of Enlistment 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.
National Guard Members Feel Betrayed Over Pentagon Repayment DemandsThousands of CA National Guard soldiers are being asked by the Pentagon to give back money they received in bonuses.
Oroville Man Fighting Pentagon's Reimbursement DemandsThousands of soldiers are being asked by the Pentagon to give back money they received in bonuses. After 30 years of service, Sergeant First Class Bryan Strother feels disregarded and disrespected by the entire ordeal.
Oldest Flying Chinook Helicopter Facing Retirement After Decades Of FlightFirst, a Chinook CH-47D that's historic. It's logged more than 10,000 flight hours, including missions in Vietnam, Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. One of the 47Ds being replaced is the oldest flying Chinook in the world.
California Not Deploying National Guard Troops To Mexican Border For ImmigrantsTexas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of the White House's response to the border crisis as he considers a second presidential run. He is deploying up to 1,000 troops over the next month at an estimated cost of $12 million per month.
8 Charged In California Guard Recruitment Fraud8 current or former members of the California National Guard have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of fraudulently obtained tens of thousands of dollars in recruiting referral bonuses.
California National Guardsmen Get Prison For Assault Rifle TheftStephen Gooden, 40, of Stockton, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and fined $1,000 for possessing a machine gun. A fellow former guardsman, Luis Castro, 28, of Sacramento, was sentenced last month to 20 months in prison.
National Guardsman Sentenced To Prison Time For Stealing, Selling Machine GunsA Stockton man has been sentenced to prison time for stealing a machine gun then selling it, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
California National Guard Head Rips Plan Not To Pay 23,000 Troops During ShutdownThe California National Guard played a critical role providing air support in the fight against the devastating Rim Fire around Yosemite National Park.
Governor Brown Names Internal Inspector For California National GuardGov. Jerry Brown has appointed an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel as California's first independent inspector general of the California Military Department.