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June 11, 2015
Lt. Col. Jason Amerine, who his today testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, is being retaliated against for making protected whistleblower disclosures to House Armed Services committee member Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) regarding dysfunctions in recovering American hostages, including Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. POGO stands by Lt. Col. Amerine and urges Congress to expand protections for all military whistleblowers.
June 10, 2015
By POGO Staff
POGO won five awards for excellence in journalism Tuesday from the Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter, making it the biggest winner when the 2015 awards were announced at the National Press Club.
June 8, 2015
By Jacob Marx
According to the former commander of U.S. Air Force Europe, whistleblowers should "depart service."
June 5, 2015
POGO commented on a proposed rule regarding sensitive national security positions in the government back in 2013. Unfortunately, according to a notice published today, that rule remains largely unchanged and will be made final soon.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
April 24, 2015
The final turn in Petraeus’s case—his sentence—would be laughable if it wasn’t so insulting to the national security whistleblowers who face decades in prison for leaking classified information in order to stop our government from acting illegally or uncon
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.