from the link...
This story hasn' gone completely unreported. In a Jan. 29 article titled "The War on Waste," CBS News quoted Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld as saying, "according to some estimates we cannot track $2.3 trillion in transactions." The article went on to quote retired Vice Admiral Jack Shanahan, former commander of the Navy's 2nd Fleet, as saying that while President George W. Bush's 2003 budget proposal calls for $48 billion in new Pentagon spending, "with good financial oversight we could find $48 billion in loose change in that building, without having to hit the taxpayers
reported, yes...but forgotten.