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A National Guard recruiter speaks to a potential soldier at a career fair December 8, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)
A National Guard recruiter speaks to a potential soldier at a career fair December 8, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)
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Hundreds of soldiers are under criminal investigation for a scamming an Army National Guard program that paid millions in bonuses to soldiers who persuaded friends to sign up.

According to a report in USA Today, one soldier allegedly took in $275,000 in illegal kickbacks. A Senate subcommittee is holding a hearing on the scandal today.

USA Today military reporter Tom Vanden Brook joins Here & Now's Robin Young with details.

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This segment aired on February 4, 2014.

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