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This three-part series from Reuters shows that the Pentagon cannot accurately track what it spends; that Pentagon employees routinely fake the numbers in order to balance the books; that the Pentagon has spent over $8 billion on new accounting systems that don’t work; and that soldiers are among the ones who suffer when their paychecks are wrong. Read the series here.

“Move the Money Chicago” brought together IVAW and National Nurses United and won agreements from Veterans’ Administration officials to improve care dramatically. Now they want to approach the VA in other cities. Continue Reading…

12/20/2010
Pentagon Health Plan Won’t Cover Brain-Damage Therapy For Troops

http://www.propublica.org/article/pentagon-health-plan-wont-cover-brain-damage-therapy-for-troops

New York Times, November 7th, 2011: Under orders to cut the Pentagon budget by more than $450, billion, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is considering reductions in spending categories once considered sacrosanct. Continue Reading…



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