Project on Government Oversight

POGONick Schwellenbach

Do whistleblowers get the bum’s rush at this finance agency?

The Development Finance Corporation fired a whistleblower who refused to sign off on a road project in Africa. That is according to the Project on Government.

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Whistleblower protection legislation stalls amid congressional chaos

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A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter from the 58th Fighter Squadron, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla., escorts a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, Calif., following an aerial refueling mission, May 16, 2013, off the coast of northwest Florida. The 33rd Fighter Wing is a joint graduate flying and maintenance training wing that trains Air Force, Marine, Navy and international partner operators and maintainers of the F-35 Lightning II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John R. Nimmo, Sr./RELEASED)

Air Force finally reveals a little bit about how the F-35 stacks up in providing close air support

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FILE - The United States Navy's nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Vermont is christened at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn., Oct. 20, 2018. A metallurgist in Washington state pleaded guilty to fraud Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, after she spent decades faking the results of strength tests on steel that was being used to make U.S. Navy submarines. Elaine Marie Thomas, 67, of Auburn, Wash., was the director of metallurgy at a foundry in Tacoma that supplied steel castings used by Navy contractors Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding to make submarine hulls. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)

Why the US should consider a completely different military strategy to deal with China

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The Army studies its sexual harassment problem, but could do more about it

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Like the revolving door, Defense Department ethics questions keep coming ’round

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What one longtime government watchdog group recommends for the 118th Congress

Barely two months old, the 118th Congress is getting advice from all over. For decades, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) has issued a list of…

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Is the Air Force abandoning its close air support mission?

The Air Force has long had the job of providing close air support for Army and Marine Corps ground troops. Its what made the A-10 attack fighter such…

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US military planners might be viewing China in the wrong light

Their aircraft carriers don’t have catapults. Their submarines are mostly diesel. Many of their aircraft are made of Soviet-era designs. Their economic growth has ground to a halt.

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