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Department of Defense

One utility uniform for all services

We are a joint fighting force, Airmen are working hand in hand with the Army, Navy and Marines and vice versa. Instead of there being 4 distinctly different utility uniforms, create one all service utility uniform for everyone. All services wear the same utility uniform eliminating the need to have blue, green, brown, and gray camo, instead pick the most logical one and make it for everyone. Reduce cost in production,... more »

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Social Security Administration

Consolidated Decision for Disability Claims from VA and SSA

Currently, the Social Security Administration makes a disability determination to determine if an individual should receive SSA disability benefits. In addtion, the Veterans Administration makes a disability determination to determine if an individual should receive VA benefits. Two separate processes to arrive at similar decisions. While there are some differences in the two processes, these differences could be reconciled... more »

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Department of Defense

Software standardization

Each service currently purchases various pieces of software to accomplish their jobs, unfortunately they do this with tunnel-vision rather than reviewing the already approved software across all agencies. What happens is that the Army will purchase one type of software (for example) to digitally sign documents, the Air Force will use something else, the Navy something else also. Each piece of software requires accreditation,... 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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