“Congress rails about waste, until the Pentagon comes up with legitimate savings that require congressional statesmanship," another Insider said. "At which point, Congress goes silent.”
The Pentagon wants to close unnecessary bases, but Congress won’t let them. It’s time for Congress to change its mind, according to a new poll from National Journal.
“Sometimes, inspector general reports are the best way to find [toxic leaders] because a subordinate can anonymously say, “You need to look at this commander.””
Former Secretary of Defense Bob Gates in an interview with The Navy Times