"waste"

Congress Slams Nuclear Agency for Recent Failures →

State Department inspector general issues alert over $6 billion in contracting money →

When auditors asked for a sample of 115 contract files, officials were unable to provide 33 of them, totaling $2.1 billion. Of the remaining 82, the report said, 48 contained insufficient documents required by federal law.”

John Sopko, head of oversight for U.S. work in Afghanistan, says major challenges remain →

Postal service employees use travel cards to gamble, pay bills and go bowling | WashingtonExaminer.com →

If you thought the days of the $7,000 coffee machine and $640 toilet seat were over, Rep. Jackie Speier has some more examples of egregious waste at the Department of Defense.

Don't Force the Navy to Buy Jets It Doesn't Want →

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Fraud in Army Recruiting Bonus Program May Cost Nearly $100 Million →

deniscollins:

If you knew a someone who was planning to enlist in the National Guard, would you sign up as a recruiting assistant with the Army so that you could earn $7,500 for claiming to have recruited the person for the Army? What would you do if you knew others were doing this?

An Army program meant to increase the number of recruits during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars devolved into an illegal free-for-all that could cost taxpayers close to $100 million, military investigators say, describing new details of what they called a long-running scheme among National Guard recruiters that went undetected for years.

The Jet That Ate the Pentagon

The U.S. is going to spend $1.5 trillion on the F-35, and it still isn’t meeting its goals. Watch the video and find out how this happened. Learn more.

The Pentagon’s PR War Against SIGAR →

The Pentagon is fighting the government’s own internal watchdog instead of fighting the waste being found in Afghanistan.