Last decade, when American was embroiled in the Iraq War, a high-ranking U.S. Army Corps of Engineers put her career on the line to stand up to some of the most powerful men in America. She believed that a major corporation had been benefiting from a collection of well-connected contracts that were costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse.
Although she was warned against it by supervisors, she blew the whistle on national TV in front of a Senate committee. “My name is Bunnatine H. Greenhouse. I have agreed to voluntarily appear at this hearing,” she addressed the committee.
Bunny Greenhouse was an unlikely whistleblower. In 2005, Greenhouse was the highest-ranked civilian at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.Read more here.