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Retired senior officers are been hired by the US military as senior mentors. These mentors counsel current commanders and run war games. Further, the mentors are being paid at rates much higher than the active-duty officers. Also, they are not just working for the military; many are employed by defense contractors. So these mentors are not only being paid large sums by the US government, they are also receiving income from the defense firms.
Pound reports on flaws in the military justice system. The story reveals "a standard of fairness inferior to that guaranteed to accused criminals in America's civilian courts" and "a pattern of shocking abuse and injustice," according to the contest questionnaire. The system hits average enlisted men and women, while generals and admirals are rarely, if ever, tried.
A Gazette investigation revealed that the Air Force Academy "used military readiness money to remodel generals' homes including $308,000 spent on a kitchen.... The Air Force isn't alone in the practice. The Navy recently told Congress it had spent $5.6 million in readiness money on admirals' homes... "
Mother Jones tells the story of the Nugan Hand Bank--a mammoth drug financing, money laundering, tax-evading, investor fraud operation based in Sydney, Australia; its global operations, spanning six continents, involved enough U.S. generals, admirals, CIA directors and spies to run a small war.