Drunken Navy and Marine aviators, dozens of allegations of sexual assault, an initial investigative whitewash — the Tailhook Scandal revisited. The lessons learned from that incident seem to have been lost on our military leaders.
GAO: Hey Navy. How much will it cost to operate this ship?
Navy: We have no idea. In fact, we are 90% sure our current guess is wrong.
Image from the U.S. Navy.
Leave it to Colbert to explain why Congress’ decision to pay for the tank that even the Pentagon doesn’t want makes perfect sense.
“This is a film we were told time and time again not to pursue. We were told not to waste our time—no one would listen.”
See those nice new looking incinerators? They cost you $5 million, but they’ve never been used. Instead troops are still relying on dangerous open-air burn pits for their trash.