POGO’s Danielle Brian on Vermont TV about why the F-35 base in Burlington may be dangerous for residents.
“We’re the unsung hero of the department in that we don’t tell people who we’re chasing, but we do tell people when we’ve caught them.”
Patrick Gookin of the Pentagon’s anonymous hotline for whistleblowers. Many of the big scandals in the news have come from tips made to the hotline. Read more at Government Executive.
“And lest you think the B61 [nuclear bomb] is an isolated incident of an American nuclear program whose budget has spiraled out of control, keep this in mind: the [National Nuclear Security Administration]’s 10 largest programs are all over budget, all behind schedule, and have combined cost increases of $16 billion.”
“You have to go where the money is, and carriers and air wings are quite expensive.I’d hate to say it is inevitable, but we have to look very hard at it.”
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert on the real possibility that the Navy will have to cut an aircraft carrier and an air wing. Read more.