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Department of Transportation

Eliminate the FAA Third Class Medical Certificate

Not all pilots require an FAA medical certifcate to fly. Light Sport pilots only need a drivers license. Balloon and glider pilots don't even need that. All of the studes I've seen show no statistical difference in accidents caused by medical deficiencies between those pilots who currently need an FAA 3rd class medical certifcate and those who do not. Therefore, the 3rd class medical certificate is supefluous and wasteful... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

How to optimize training & realize great savings!

On a small scale at NASA-JSC in the Mission Operations Directorate, we have come up with a new way to train & certify our Flight Controllers and Instructors. We performed a Training Needs Analysis, analyzing what tasks each person does for every Flight Controller and Instructor position. Then we determined what skills each person needed to accomplish those tasks followed by what knowledge is necessary to perform those... more »

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Department of Defense

Joint Information Assurance Branch

Create an Information Assurance Branch under OMB for all accreditation efforts and standards. One method will help save trillions of dollars across all agencies. Certification and Accreditation is mandatory for all DoD systems, but yet we waist billions of $$$$s accrediting the same system in different agencies because one agency wants a bigger, fancier or different color system than another. I say make a branch under... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Nursing Certification

When a nurse obtained certification in a specialty area, they receive a step increase. This step increase is usually around $1,700-$2,100 annually for the remainder of their appointment in the VA. This step increase is permanent. Nurses do NOT have to maintian the certification in order to maintain the step increase that they have received. Some certifications are valid for 2 years, others 5 years. It costs around... more »

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General Services Administration

3. REVISE 1102 TRAINING

Have focused 1102 training be have sessions that are geared more towards civilian agency contracting officers, contracting specialist, and COTRs. The majority of 1102s in training sessions are civilian-based, and not DOD, yet the curriculum is heavily slanted toward DOD contracting officers. What civilian 1102s take back is not usually applicable to the work processes they perform the majority of the time. DOD needs... more »

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