35k troops still owed 'stop loss' bonuses

Monday - 1/17/2011, 9:40am EST

The Army is still looking for about 35,000 soldiers who are owed "stop loss" bonuses. That's in addition to the other 22,000 soldiers who have applied for the special pay but haven't gotten it yet. USA Today reports the Pentagon says it has already paid $245 million dollars in bonuses for 84,000 soldiers since the law passed. But, the Army is still looking to pay up to $160 million dollars to those 57,000 current and former soldiers, and the families of those who have died or were killed while on stop-loss.

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