Secretary Gates - Pentagon review of ‘mentors’ due

* As reported in USA Today WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ top deputy will on Wednesday brief the Joint Chiefs of Staff on his recommendations to regulate the Pentagon’s practice of hiring retired senior officers to advise the military, Gates’ spokesman said. Gates ordered Deputy Secretary William Lynn in December to review the military’s practice of paying retired officers hundreds of dollars an hour to act as "senior mentors," helping run war...
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