The Nation: The Money King of Viet Nam

Once the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations started digging into corruption in Army noncommissioned officers' clubs in Viet Nam, it began to turn up scandals involving everything from B-girl rings comprised of shanghaied actresses to a "little Mafia" of top sergeants who systematically bilked service clubs of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Two weeks ago, a federal grand jury indicted six present or former noncoms, including the former Sergeant Major of the Army, William Wooldridge.

Now the investigators are hunting even bigger game. They are drawing a bead on the affairs of William...

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