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Beef jerky, reality shows, beer: Coburn tells DoD to cut it all out

A new report, called the Department of Everything, says DoD spending over the next 10 years will total almost $68 billion on non- military goods and services. Some recent examples include a smartphone app to help military members manage their caffeine intake and the sponsorship of a workshop by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency called the 100 Year Starship project, which included a session called, "Did Jesus die for Klingons too?"

Tags: management , Congress , Tom Coburn , DoD , budget , waste, fraud and abuse , Nora Bensahel , Center for New American Security , Jason Miller

Friday - 11/16/2012, 05:33am EST
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Bill would give DoD incentives to audit its books on time

New legislation from several senators would let DoD reprogram funds without congressional approval.

Tags: management , Congress , DoD , GAO , 2011 Defense Authorization , Taeja Smith , financial management , Tom Coburn , Joe Manchin , Claire McCaskill , Ron Johnson

Friday - 08/03/2012, 05:36am EDT