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Pentagon official gave $280K in fraudulent retirement bonuses

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Published 12:05 PM EST Feb 21, 2019






















A senior Pentagon official approved $280,000 in fraudulent bonuses to seven officials preparing to leave the department, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.According to the report, Ardrey allowed senior officials at NGA to downgrade their positions for one pay period, which in turn allowed them to leave the agency with a $40,000 early-retirement buyout incentive.
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'Hold fast,' he urges Pentagon employees

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Published 2:00 PM EST Dec 31, 2018













































WASHINGTON – Outgoing Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis urged Pentagon employees to "keep the faith" and "hold fast" in his farewell letter Monday, his final day on the job.20 after disagreeing with President Donald Trump on several policy issues, including the president's decision to pull U.
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Meet Trump's acting Pentagon chief

Fix-It" — by turning around troubled programs such as the 787 Dreamliner aircraft — will now need to be much more outward facing as President Donald Trump's acting Pentagon chief following the announcement Sunday that Mattis will depart Jan.Gordon Adams, a former Democratic White House budget official specializing in defense, called Shanahan "a perfectly competent manager.
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Military women are 3 times more likely to suffer infertility than civilians, but the Pentagon is forcing nearly all of them to pay for their own treatment

TRICARE, the military's health care provider, does not cover in vitro fertilization, forcing troops to pay thousands of dollars out-of-pocket even when that condition arose from their service.Hers is just one of the stories compiled in an alarming report by the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN), an advocacy group for service women and women veterans, that details military women's access to reproductive health care.
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Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman killed in WWII

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This undated photo provided by the Pentagon's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Lawrence Dickson, a New York pilot killed during World War II.more




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This undated photo provided by the Pentagon's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Lawrence Dickson, a New York pilot killed during World War II.
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