WASHINGTON (AP) _ 4-star general who headed Africa Command demoted for lavish spending; must repay $82,000.—
Ken Thomas (@AP_Ken_Thomas) November 13, 2012
Looks like somebody picked the wrong week to be a four-star general.
Today is a good day to be a three-star general….—
Steven Ertelt (@StevenErtelt) November 13, 2012
Definitely a big week in 'General News' (AP) _ 4-star general who headed Africa Command demoted for lavish spending; must repay $82,000.—
Jon Resnick AP (@jonresnickAP) November 13, 2012
Probably not the best day for Gen. Kip Ward's spending habits to be announced. Might just make the headlines, I think.—
Dan Lamothe (@DanLamothe) November 13, 2012
The Associated Press reports that former Africom head Gen. William “Kip” Ward is being demoted for spending misconduct and must repay $82,000 in unauthorized and excessive travel expenses.
82K : Gen William 'Kip' Ward will retire as a 3-star; spent on "lavish travel and other unauthorized expenses"—
Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) November 13, 2012
Please tell us “unauthorized expenses” isn’t a euphemism.
Meanwhile, the lavish spending in D.C. continues unabated.