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How to defeat the Air Force
A major defense contractor used its connections on Capitol Hill to keep a troubled drone aircraft aloft at a cost of billions of dollars.
So big it failed?
The most costly military program in history might wind up busting the Pentagon budget.
Too much intel contracting?
The number of intelligence contractors must come down, a key Senator says.
Clueless at the Pentagon
Check-writing mistakes are said to be huge but the military is not tracking the problem closely enough to know for sure.
Target malfunctions aplenty
The Pentagon is repeatedly taking risks by using old or untested missile parts, and paying hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs.
More sexual assaults reported
President Obama calls for punishing, firing or discharging those involved.
AF role model arrested
An officer responsible for stopping AF sexual assaults is accused of that offense
Pentagon misses Afghan goal
A special inspector general discloses that as US forces head for the exit, the Pentagon has not met its goal for enlarging the Afghan force
That food cost how much?
Lawmakers are upset that the Pentagon kept giving billions of dollars to a food supplier for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.