jimmylynn Wrote:
Dec 06, 2012 7:48 AM
Continued.... Former Senator Sam Nunn said the Pentagon had three critical areas to address to control spending - healthcare costs, retirement spending and procurement inefficiency. Defense healthcare and personnel costs have been rising at an unsustainable rate in recent years, and the Pentagon has had difficulty with spiraling costs in some of its major weapons-development programs. "We have entitlements within the defense budget now which are comparable to the entitlements that all of us know that we've got to deal with outside of the defense budget," Nunn said. http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/kissinger-albright-baker-schultz/2012/12/04/id/466472?s=al&promo_code=10FB7-1