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Cover of the Wastebook 2014, which details the "most outlandish government spending."  (COBURN.SENATE.GOV)

Wastebook: DOD programs named among worst government waste

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October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — Exploding military sleep apnea claims, Afghanistan buildings that keep burning down and the Navy’s Currents magazine have all made one of Congress’ most notorious lists of wasteful government spending.

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International Auto Logistics opened new vehicle processing centers, like this one in Mildenhall, England, when it took over the contract in May to ship servicemembers' vehicles. The company has faced criticism for late deliveries and not being able to provide accurate information about the location of vehicles. (Adam L. Mathis/Stars and Stripes)

Subcontractor wants out of POV shipping contract; hearing set for Thursday

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October 23, 2014

A key subcontractor wants to stop shipping troops’ privately owned vehicles for the Department of Defense, further threatening a system that has been plagued by long delays and complaints from troops.

A U.S. District Court on Sunday...

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Stopping entitlement fraud on Guam

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October 22, 2014

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- Allegations of pay and allowance fraud on Guam are a serious concern.  Those allegations substantiated through investigative work have uncovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages against the U.S....

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Travel Regulation Changes Affect PCS Moves, Travelers

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October 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Big changes are happening with the Joint Travel Regulations, and they could affect your next permanent-change-of-station move or how you are reimbursed for temporary duty assignments.

As of July 25, Army...

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