Gen. William ‘Kip’ Ward Under Investigation for Misusing Thousands of Government Dollars on Lavish Trips, Expenses

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Gen. William ‘Kip’ Ward Under Investigation for Misusing Thousands of Government Dollars on Lavish Expenses (Photo credit: US Army Africa)

SHAME: Gen. William Ward, the first leader of the U.S. Africa Command, is under investigation for allegedly misusing thousands of dollars of government on travel, hotels and other unauthorized expenses, Fox News reports.

Fox News:  William “Kip” Ward, reportedly allowed family members and other unauthorized people to fly on government planes and that he spent excessive amounts of taxpayer dollars on hotel rooms, transportation and other expenses when he traveled as head of the Africa Command.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is expected to decide on Ward’s military future following the release of a Defense Department inspector general’s report, which is now under legal review and is expected to be out within the next couple of weeks.

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While the exact amount of alleged misspending was not disclosed, the estimated total raises comparisons with the $823,000 allegedly spent by dozens of employees of the General Services Administration, who were accused of lavish spending during an October 2010 conference at a Las Vegas resort.
 Gen. William Kip Ward Under Investigation for Misusing Thousands of Government Dollars on Lavish Trips, Expenses

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  • az au

    Well,well this obama look-a-like just helps himself to US tax payers money–he will get off with a slap on the wrist and an admonishment from obama:be mo careful bro!!!