Department of Defense

Save--USAF Treat Non-classified Technical Orders (T.O.) Like AFI

Who would spend millions in man-hours to obtain mandatory guidance? Immediate attention is needed to review the way the Air Force looks at Technical Orders (T.O.)! One week class, CBT and hours plus more hours spent on setting up accounts plus creating an encrypted capable organizational email box? Time is money and this is defiantly a waste of money. Why??? Just to look at guidance (books) to do our job? Now they want ...more »

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SAVE MILLIONS PER YEAR BY ELIMINATING WASTED BAH!

There are over 30K mil couples (one mil member married to another) on active duty in the USAF. Both spouses are receiving untaxed Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). One of the member’s is receiving BAH at the “single” rate (i.e. they have a spouse and/or child) rate, while the other is also receiving BAH at the “single” rate. This is obviously necessary, if they are stationed in separate locations. However, if they are ...more »

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Department of Justice

In House Promotions

Staff should receive promotions in-house whenever possible. This would elimate the several thousand dollars spent on moving a promoted person to their next assignment. In-house promotions are common place in many state agencies and have negligible negative impact on their upward advancement. House hunting trips, moving costs, lodging and additional funds needed to move a person across the country are saved. It is ...more »

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Department of Justice

Give back power with renewable power

Federal Prisons are built on huge lots of land and most facilities have enough land to be able to build solar or wind farms, and geothermal depending on the location of the facility. The Government could use these renewable energy souses to save on energy bills and give back unused energy and save even more money. This will also help the environment.

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Department of Justice

Inmate Pay is a waist of $$ Paper 2.6 million copies each year

1. Paper waist 2.6 million pieces a year I work for the Bureau of Prisons and we currently have 217,000 inmates all of which are required to work a job. Every month we calculate pay on the computer for the inmates and every month we print pay sheets. So that is 217,000 pieces of paper every month, 2,604,000 pieces of paper every year and the number is growing. Which is just a waist of paper not including the ink ...more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Standard Uniform

To provide a standard uniform appearance and utilitarian durability for routine office and field work: Have all uniform agencies in DHS use one field type uniform (except for flight/float duty). Specifically the 5.11 design Tactical Pant and the 5.11 design polo shirt. Eliminate the, Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 uniforms (except for supervisors/management). Law enforcement identity would be via silk screen on back ...more »

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