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Legislative Branch

PCS Move - Eliminate mandatory PCS for civil service overseas

Currently Civil Service employees stationed overseas can only stay overseas for a maximum of 7 years (Usually 3 year assignmnet, then apply for 2 year extension then apply for another 2 year extension with waiver) then must return back to the United States to stay employed as Civil Service or resign to remain overseas. Other federal agencies do not mandate employee overseas limits (DODDS, DECA). Eliminating the mandatory... more »

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Department of Defense

Avoid non-essential PCS's

DOD civilians, the State Department, FBI and other agencies have mandatory limits for PCS's, regardless of whether the limits in individual cases are sensible or not. This involves millions of dollars annually in transportation and relocations costs. There would be huge immediate savings to delaying non-essential PCS's for just one year; doing it as a part of an ongoing policy would generate very substantial savings... more »

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Department of Defense

Make DoD Civilain LQA mirrior military entitlements

Currently DoD Civilian LQA is much higher than their Military counterparts of equivalent rank. This is due to the requirement to have DoD fall under Department of State regulations. Let the DoD control what overseas civilians get for LQA and not the Department of State. that way the DoD can operate more efficiently and save money. Currently a GS-9 makes more than a Lt Col does for off-base housing. GS-13 and higher make... more »

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