Tuesday, October 31, 2023

9,000 soldiers haven't received enlistment bonuses: Report

9,000 soldiers haven't received enlistment bonuses: Report -  TIMOTHY FRUDD
"At least 9,000 Army National Guard soldiers have been left waiting for the bonuses promised upon their enlistment, a service component source recently disclosed.
The alarming situation underscores the challenges facing the National Guard’s administrative systems, directly impacting soldiers and their families, some of whom have been waiting for these payments for years, according to Military.com.
The enlistment bonuses form a critical part of the Army National Guard’s recruitment strategy, offering up to $20,000 for part-time service and occasional deployment. 
The financial incentive is designed not only to attract recruits but also to ease their transition into military life...

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