Another one from Truthout.org
 
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Army Charity Hoards Millions
 
http://www.truthout.org/022309J
 
Jeff Donn, The Associated Press: "As soldiers stream home from Iraq and
 Afghanistan, the biggest charity inside the US military has been
 stockpiling tens of millions of dollars meant to help put returning fighters
 back on their feet, an Associated Press investigation shows. Between
 2003 and 2007 - as many military families dealt with long war
 deployments and increased numbers of home foreclosures - Army Emergency Relief
 grew into a $345 million behemoth. During those years, the charity packed
 away $117 million into its own reserves while spending just $64
 million on direct aid, according to an AP analysis of its tax records."
 
 
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