"… d. Efforts to obtain further Pentagon comment Thursday were unsuccessful. …"
"… ing invoices and other flawed paperwork, as well as errors in arithmetic. The Pentagon is required by law to ferret out programs susceptible to significant payme …"
"… program that has recovered just one improper payment of $20.79, GAO said. The Pentagon’s payment system is so weak that sometimes it doesn’t pay what’s owe …"
"… itary housing used by senior officers in Stuttgart, Germany, a country the U.S. military has begun to flee. There also is enough — amid persistent military …"
"… valued at $200,000, instead of paying the Pentagon in cash for some of the U.S. military buildings being vacated as a quarter of the U.S. forces in Germany depart. …"
"… apanese government under an agreement meant to help defray the cost of the U.S. military’s contribution to Japanese security. But the Senate investigators questi …"
"… ribution to Japanese security. But the Senate investigators questioned the U.S. military’s approval for that work, noting that erecting a fire station needed at …"
"… that have reduced the overall number of military vendors in recent years. The Pentagon has implemented its reforms in such a loose fashion that it cannot “syst …"
"… during a 2009 hearing on Obama’s nomination of former Raytheon executive William Lynn to become the deputy secretary of defense, “it's an incestuous business, …"
"… n sense,” with no connection to national security.Coburn also noted that disease victims and medical specialists have pressured the Pentagon into spending …"
"… t the relationship between the Air Force and the plane’s lead contractor Lockheed Martin is “the worst I’ve ever seen.”The Pentagon intends to spend over $1. …"
"… h new accounting software systems have led to $8 billion in cost overruns. The Pentagon’s inspector general said recently that deadlines for completing the work …"
"… warded to Northrop Grumman for work on a high-altitude surveillance plane. The Pentagon’s Inspector General found that money was paid without scrutiny, and Nort …"
"… ce 238 existing systems, at a total cost now estimated to be $15.2 billion.The Pentagon’s top financial office did not contest the findings and promised to trac …"
"… ot the special pay, is responsible for the military’s recruiting success.The Pentagon has proposed leveling off pay increases starting in fiscal year 2015 and h …"
"… p;Associated Press writers Lolita C. Baldor and Anne Gearan in Washington, Karen Matthews and Amy Westfeldt in New York City, Genaro C. Armas in State College, Pa., …"
"… y in Uganda, and a crisis prevention fund shared with the State Department.The Pentagon has argued that supporting foreign forces reduces the chance that U.S. tro …"
"… eign forces reduces the chance that U.S. troops will be deployed overseas. The Pentagon has also long complained that State Department-run aid programs are too sl …"
"… through the State Department, with security assistance funded secondarily.The Pentagon’s public affairs office declined comment. …"
"… ly learned, almost all of these parts were produced at a single factory in China, using inferior and recycled materials, while being falsely labeled as the …"
"… ment Accountability Office.Manufacturers of fake, knock-off chips in China, Taiwan and elsewhere are increasingly targeting the rapidly-growing marke …"
"… attempted to dispatch three committee staff members there this spring, but China refused to grant them visas. “There is a flood of counterfeit parts ente …"
"… nd members of his staff said for example that counterfeit circuits made in China were recently used in a high-altitude Army missile meant to collide with i …"
"… erforming.That award also came under scrutiny when an investigation by the Senate Armed Services Committee revealed that a Blackwater subsidiary called Paravant was involved in, amo …"
"… training for the Afghan National Army.Sen. Carl Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, wrote to Defense Secretary Robert Gates protesting the imminent award of …"
"… ublic schools can be seen here. Rankings of Pentagon-run schools are here. The Pentagon’s explanation of its rankings can be found here]Among the schools with t …"
"… ntracting, or whether they are the result of poor policies and procedures. The Pentagon maintains that its competition rates are lower because of the nature of th …"
"… , lags behind all other major departments in competitive contracting. The Pentagon's competition rate of about 61 percent places it will below other agencies …"
"… ary’s minimum standards.Two former Virginia governors locked in a heated Senate race — Democrat Timothy Kaine and Republican George Allen — issued a rare j …"
"… priority programs in light of DOD’s fiscal challenges,” the GAO warned.The Pentagon has not set up procedures to help military departments reach a consensus o …"
"… tum and progress in achieving reforms in the long term,” the report said.The Pentagon’s budget goal for the next five years asks each military department to f …"
"… om generators to toilet paper to U.S. soldiers throughout the Middle East. The Pentagon had planned to replace Agility with another contractor to operate the ware …"
"… etection equipment that can be installed in airport terminal lobbies. (OIG) …"
"… iable way, said the report, which was prepared by Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn. And the DoD’s accounts payable and accounts receivable use accounting t …"
"… will review The Pentagon’s compliance status in January 2011.FAST FACT: The Pentagon processed about 630,000 security clearances in 2008 alone.Following are ot …"