Posted by | May 12, 2012 13:56 | Filed under: Top Stories

In 2010 the Pentagon did a study to see how much it costs to do studies. Now the General Accounting Office has studied that study of studies and concluded it was a flop.

The study of a study of studies began in 2010 when Defense Secretary Robert Gates complained that his department was “awash in taskings for reports and studies.” He wanted to know how much they cost.

Two years later, the Pentagon review is still continuing, which prompted Congress to ask the GAO to look over the Pentagon’s shoulder. What they found lacked military precision.

The GAO found only nine studies that had been scrutinized by the Pentagon review, but the military was unable to “readily retrieve documentation” for six of the reports.

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