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Military billions called unchecked

May 28, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

Pentagon auditors say billions in military spending go unchecked because they can't keep pace with the defense budget and combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Defense Department inspector general estimated that nearly half of the military's $316-billion weapons budget went unchecked last year.

The March assessment was obtained by the Project on Government Oversight.

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