-Air Force Lieutenant General Charles Davis, the service’s top uniformed acquisition official.
Where was that money supposed to go? To a supply-chain management software project that was so behind schedule the Air Force had to cancel it despite sinking $1 billion into the project. Now there is an investigation into how this program went so wrong.
Private guards responsible for protecting what may be the most at-risk U.S. diplomatic mission in the world — the embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan — say security weaknesses have left it dangerously vulnerable to attack.
In interviews and written communications with the Project On Government Oversight (POGO), current and former guards said a variety of shortcomings, from inadequate weapons training to an overextended guard force, have compromised security there — security provided under a half-a-billion-dollar contract with Aegis Defense Services, the U.S. subsidiary of a British firm.