Letter from Secretary of Defense to Mr. David Mosso, Chairman, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, May 15, 1998.
Reference #1 to this Commentary is a 15 May 1998 letter from the Secretary of Defense to Mr. David Mosso, Chairman, of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), which I urge readers to examine carefully.
Finally, even more than Secretary Cohen's letter to David Mosso
[ Reference #1], Lynn's argument is based on the fallacious assumption that accounting standards exist for the convenience of the bureaucracy and, therefore, they can and should be changed in the interests of greater bureaucratic efficiency, convenience, and morale.
Mr. David Mosso
Chairman Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
441 G Street, NW, Suite 3B18
Washington, DC 20548