Showing 5 ideas for tag "brac"

Department of Defense

Just a few ideas - Technology, Embrace Changes

Technology needs to be embraced throughout the Government. Too many federal workers use the "this is how it has always been" which is a problem. Within ASC, we use different contracting software than the rest of the DoD. This causes additional workers to support two softwares that do the SAME thing. The federal workers need to embrace change and efficiency or none of this will work. Don't allow people to just hang on... more »

Voting

8 likes
Active

Department of Defense

BRAC Military Base Closures

The GAO report GAO-01-971 stated the four rounds of base closure and realignment (BRAC) actions that occurred in 1988, 1991, 1993, and 1995, saved the DoD a net savings of $15.5 Billion through FY01 and $6.1 Billion annually thereafter. Consolidating the military departments' common functions, including commands, headquarters, training and operational locations would vastly improve DoD functionality, communications,... more »

Voting

3 likes
Active

EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Sell Old NGA Building in Bethesda MD

OMB needs to look at the old NGA building in Bethesda with an eye to sell it to the public. The building is useless for government operations as it is in a costly area, inaccessible to public transportation, costly to maintain, and outdated infrastructure. The site is prime real estate for commercial or private use and should bring a decent profit for the government.

Voting

4 likes
Active

Department of Homeland Security

Consolidation of DHS bases with DOD facilities

With BRAC under full effect it appears that there are opportunities to consolidate DHS bases of operation with DOD facilities. With multiple DHS facilities around the nation in rented or leased structures moving to facilities slated for closure or realignment by BRAC seems to make sense. There are multiple areas where alignment of DHS capabilities onto DOD facilities increases force protection and provides opportunities... more »

Voting

2 likes
Active

Department of Defense

Close Camp Pendleton and Sell the Real Estate

Camp Pendleton is a sprawling swath of prime ocean-front real estate in southern California. If it was just undeveloped land to be sold, it would be worth $ billions - literally. Is Camp Pendleton unique in its mission? Can the mission of Campleton be relocated to another base, and have the federal government cash in on the potential profit to be made for the desirable real estate.

Voting

2 likes
Active