Defense Department likely to miss audit deadline | AMI Newswire

Norman Leahy The Department of Defense is unlikely to meet a September 2017 deadline to present audited financial statements because of its inability to account for how much land, equipment,…

House Defense Bill Revives Budget Gimmick for Construction Spending | US News Opinion

The House has revived a plan that makes it harder to tell how defense dollars get spent. It was only five weeks ago that I expressed optimism for some fiscal…

The U.S. Army’s War Over Russia | Politico Magazine

Top brass profess to be really worried about Putin. But a growing group of dissenters say they’re overreacting to get a bigger share of the defense budget. Mark Perry During…

A Better, Not Fatter, Defense Budget | The New York Times

The Pentagon can do with far fewer than the 1,700 F-35s it plans on buying. New York Times Editorial Board To hear some military commanders and members of Congress talk,…

Auditors criticize Pentagon for wasting property and ammunition | The Center for Public Integrity

At eleven o’clock most mornings in the city of McAlester, Oklahoma, residents feel the ground shake as bombs go off at an army ammunition depot nearby. Smoke sometimes billows from…