Saturday, December 23, 2017
The $700 billion budget
That's what the military will be getting this year, much more than other agencies. Could the fact that many of the top people in the Pentagon come from the defense industry have any influence? No.2 at the Pentagon will come from the executive council of Boeing, the Army undersecretary from the vice presidency of Lockheed Martin, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics from the very top job at Textron Systems, the 16th largest arms company in the world, the Army Secretary from Raytheon.