Tommy Franks helped ‘F’-rated vets charity.

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"Tommy Franks helped ‘F’-rated vets charity."

images124.jpgIn a House Oversight Committee hearing today, it was revealed that retired Army Gen. Tommy Franks “was paid $100,000 to endorse a veterans charity that watchdog groups say is ripping off donors and wounded veterans by using only a small portion of the money raised for veterans services.” The charities were graded “F” by the American Institute of Philanthropy because so little of the money is used for actual charity projects or services.

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