Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Pentagon forges accounting docs to balance budget

“A lot of times there were issues of numbers being inaccurate," said former DFAS employee. "We didn't have the detail...for a lot of it."

"These cuts are too fast, too abrupt and too irresponsible… and will cause an unnecessary, strategically unsound and dangerous degradation in military readiness and capability," Hagel said speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington at a forum organized by the Munich Security Conference.

“It’s necessary to adapt armed forces so that they remain strong, combat capable and first in the world,” Hagel concluded.