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Department of Defense

Cut Unneccessary Spending

I work in Medical Logistics (supply) at Spangdahlem AB in Germany. I see massive amounts of waste every day.

Taxpayer funds are allowed to purchase things like customized stethoscopes, fancy gel pens, etc. We don't need these items to function. I have a nice pen... that I bought with my own money. If commands were made to make sure units were purchasing the simplest day to day items that best get the job done DoD wide,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Budget Roll Over..end "Spend it or Lose it" thought

The DoD budget process need to be revamped. For years Air Force leaders have been forced to spend the money or lose it. It’s simple economic principles that have been neglected for years and has contributed to the current debt crisis. A budget fluctuates with supply/demand, operations tempo, leadership/management, unit needs etc. Instead of being rewarded by effectively managing a budget. Units are punished by being forced... more »

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Department of Defense

DEFUND THE C-130 AVIONICS MODERNIZATION PROGRAM

Cancel and defund the C-130 AMP. This "modernization" modification, is decreasing the overall capability of the C-130 to perform it's, prescribed primary role of tactical airlifter. The components used in the modified avionics suite, i.e. the "glass cockpit", have shown that they cannot withstand high heat, high humidity environments. The modification reduces the usable payload of the aircraft by, roughly, six thousand... more »

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