The DOD’s employees hubris towards America Citizens and the callous disregard for the laws that every DOD employee swore to uphold and protect?
Pentagon puts budget concerns ahead of Fort McClellan troops’ welfare
The Pentagon doesn’t want to spend the money to alert hundreds of thousands of soldiers who served at a once-contaminated Army base that they may have been exposed to toxins.
“The cost of attempting to identify all these individuals, including the cost of media advertising, would be a significant burden on the Army’s budget and at a time when the Army is furloughing personnel due to a shortage of funds,”
Elizabeth King, the Pentagon’s top liaison to Congress
Air Force hopes to stick California city with radioactive waste dump
Mayer’s attitude about state and local officials, and his insistence that the Air Force can bulldoze ahead despite the state’s strict environmental laws, highlights an escalating clash between military officials and local communities over the plight of former bases now being converted for civilian use.
“There will be a different governor then, too, and (regulators) all work for the governor,”
Steve Mayer, the Air Force’s remediation program manager for McClellan