Army auditors had determined that KBR lacked credible data or records for more than $1 billion in spending, so Smith refused to sign off on the payments.
"They had a gigantic amount of costs they couldn't justify," he said. "Ultimately, the money that was going to KBR was money being taken away from the troops, and I wasn't going to do that."
So what's the Army do? THEY FIRE HIS ASS! REMEMBER "you don't go to war with the army you wish you had, you go to war with the criminals you know you have" RUMSFELD!