national guard

Guarding the Border

The state of California is sending 400 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

More National Guard troops will be heading to the border with Mexico. About 400 California National Guardsmen will help secure the golden state’s border. California governor Jerry brown agreed Wednesday to accept federal funding- but only to help fight against drug traffickers, smuggling and other gun related crimes, not to back the Trump administration’s agenda on immigration and borders. Arizona…

Vets forced to pay back millions

CA Guard veterans told to repay enlistment bonuses

(CNN) – American veterans who once put their lives on the line fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan are now locked in a struggle with their own government. Nearly 10,000 vets in California are being asked to pay back bonuses they received when they enlisted in the National Guard. The government says in many cases, the bonuses should never have been…