Winslow Wheeler: Pentagon Hiding $125B in Waste — and the Report It Asked For… + Waste Reference Library

Bottom line up front: one quarter, 25%, of the Pentagon’s annual budget, is spent on overhead, not on troops or weapons or mobility systems. As a businessman, President-Elect Trump should understand that more money for a system this sick is a step in the wrong direction and that a take-no-prisoners manager (with a proven record …

Winslow Wheeler: USAF Lies About the A-10 — Is This Treason? Should the USAF Be Abolished and the US Army GIven Air Support Mission?

Last Thursday, USA Today published an article titled “A-10 Warplane Tops List for Friendly Fire Deaths.”  It purported to use data provided by sources inside the Air Force to substantiate the article and its title.  In fact, the article performed no significant, even rudimentary, analysis of the data the Air Force sources provided, let alone …

Winslow Wheeler: Ashton Carter – The Triumph of the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

The Triumph of the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex To understand perverse military decision-making, follow the money by BEN COHEN & WINSLOW WHEELER Medium.com/War-Is-Boring, January 25, 2015 Complete article below the line.

WInslow Wheeler: Pentagon Budget Earmarks — and the F-35

House Appropriators Added Billions of Dollars For Weapons They Like Fiscal discipline is a farce Winslow Wheeler See Also: How Much Does an F-35 Actually Cost? The F-35 is not just the most expensive warplane ever, it’s the most expensive weapons program ever. But to find out exactly how much a single F-35 costs, we …