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Pentagon's Second Audit Identifies
1,300 New Problems

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Posted By: zoidberg, 11/22/2019 2:21:25 PM

The second ever audit of the Department of Defense ended, predictably, in a second consecutive failure. Don't expect that to make a difference when it comes to wasteful military spending. The recently completed audit uncovered 1,300 new problems with the Pentagon's budgeting and record-keeping. That's on top of the 2,410 separate findings and recommendations made last year, when auditors cracked open the department's books for the first time in history. Auditors also identified 25 "material weaknesses"—broad areas, such as the F-35 fighter program, where managerial and record-keeping failures put taxpayer dollars at risk.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli 11/22/2019 2:41:53 PM (No. 242417)
can we use these altruists to check "New Problems" on the Publik Skoolz??
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative 11/22/2019 6:30:15 PM (No. 242590)
The military needs more money! This audit must be a hit job by some liberals. Why the Department of Defense comptroller declared in a statement that the Pentagon "made progress in our priority areas while focusing on the importance of sustainable solutions." Yeah, man! What's the loss of tens of billions compared to being #1? And folks want to whine about the few million spent on impeachment.
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