Sputnik News 12-4-15… “Pentagon Wasted Millions of Dollars on Luxury Afghan Villas”

No perk is too insignificant for these VIP’s.
…. …as long as taxpayers are footing the bill!

Kauilapele's Blog

afghanistan_luxury_villas_sputnik_news_151204sputnik_news_logo_204_6This just seemed too hilarious to keep of the blogging line. Talk about the excesses of the military industrial complex.

“Need a luxury villa in Afghanistan? Just see your local Pentagon officer for a great deal! They’re more than happy to set you up, and the American taxpayer is more than happy to foot the bill.”

A couple high(low)lights…

“To provide those employees of the Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) with flat-screen TVs of at least 27 inches, private bodyguards, and food of at least “three star” quality, the total bill reached $150 million, 20% of the task force’s total budget.

That money was meant to go toward rebuilding Afghanistan’s infrastructure, but instead went to a military contractor known as Triple Canopy to provide the pricey accommodations. That company has earned approximately $2.2 billion in government contracts since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began in…

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