The latest edition of the shipboard newscast for the USS Carl Vinson has a lot of great stories to enjoy. We learn about the Sailor who was able to check off something big on his life's "to-do" list by re-enlisting in a military helicopter. We get to see what it's like to be an air traffic controller on an aircraft carrier. Then there's story of a Sailor who works in the Vinson barber shop, and is admittedly learning on the job.
Members of Congress and veterans leaders called for federal action to absolve the debts of nearly 10,000 soldiers in California alone who have been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after they signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The state reached a $252,000 settlement with two contractors over the companies' unlawful evictions of 18 military service members and their families from private military housing in San Diego and Orange counties.