How About Improper Payments in the Military?

“Answer: We don’t know because Defense Department can’t successfully audit itself. This is on top of $137 billion in other acknowledged government “improper payments.”


“The effort overall is considered a ‘failed’ audit in the strict term, as only 5 of the 21 individual audits checked received a fully passing grade, with two more receiving an ok grade.” Yet, Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan seems fine with the results, telling reporters, “We failed the audit, but we never expected to pass it.”