LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pentagon should have to cut its spending, too

Monday, January 30, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 2:52 p.m. CST, Wednesday, February 8, 2012

At a time when budgets are tight, and programs and services in our community are being cut back, the Pentagon budget keeps getting bigger. The Secretary of Defense announced on Jan. 26 that he plans to slow the rate of growth for the Pentagon budget.