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Why the Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Much Anything Costs

“You don’t own that plane, the American taxpayers do.” – ‘Stinger’ in Top Gun It is ridiculous, and in many respects it insults the American taxpayer. (From Popular Mechanics) Defense Secretary James Mattis made some frank remarks about the...

Pentagon Shows Bumpy Progress Toward Curbing Improper Payments

“Bumpy” huh? (From GovExec.com) As the agency with the largest budget, the Defense Department continues to make shaky progress in the governmentwide push to reduce improper payments, the Pentagon’s inspector general reported on Friday. The watchdog’s required annual review of fiscal 2017...