That’s the very question on a lot of people’s mind.
But, seriously… What about all those guardsmen who’ve already repaid their enlistment bonuses?
The other question that probably will never get answered is: Why wait until two years after they started collecting to put a stop to this insanity?
Military.com asked this very question and here’s what they got as a response:
“How do you go back and address soldiers that have paid money back when we start alleviating debts of other soldiers? That’s what makes this a very complex issue,” Col. Peter Cross, director of public affairs for the California National Guard, said on Tuesday during a telephone interview with Military.com.
“I don’t have an answer,” he added. “It’s going to take some very precise language and studying of the issue to make everybody whole again. Otherwise, you’re going to have disparate treatment of soldiers.”
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Well… doesn’t that sound reassuring? Sounds like more of that hurry up and wait stuff that members in the military have become so accustomed to.