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Department of Homeland Security

Overwhelming numbers of documents sent

We receive multitudinous memos, bulletins and decisions, procedural information, updates, reports, messages, directives, etc. Each of us is expected to read this material, process it, use it in our work. C'mon. Thought needs to be put into what is sent to us so that we get the information we need, it is clear and concise and understandable. Imagine the savings in man hours if only one designated individual went through... more »

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Department of Defense

Save $1.4 Billion in contracts, Eliminate mandatory PT sessions!

Eliminate mandatory PT sessions. On average 2 hours per day, 3 times a week, 52 weeks a year is given to every AF member to maintain fitness levels. By eliminating this time the Air Force would reclaim a low estimated 98,779,200 man hours annually. This figure does not include savings from medical bills from injuries, and man-hours wasted by USAF safety offices investigating sprained ankles and knee injuries.

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Department of Defense

Mandatory DRMO use

The Gov., DoD in particular has a DRMO system for liquidating or reassigning used equipment. Although the idea is good, I have noticed that the DRMO is often ignored by the DoD agencies when it comes time to acquire equipment. For one example, my base waited 2+ years & spent @ $600K to acquire a new crane. My base is @ 40 mi. from a DRMO through which at least 6 apparently useable cranes went to sale by DRMO in that... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Efficient Security Protocol saves $900 Million annually

Wasted productivity is a large but avoidable expense. Our current security systems serve a critical purpose, but could be more time efficient. This proposal would avoid losing more than $900 million annually of currently lost productivity while preserving security.

Proposal: Create streamlined security software that allows one to stay signed in securely to the network and to password protected programs and avoid automatic... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

A cost saving change in how refunds are processed and applied to

A cost saving change in how refunds are processed and applied to Veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs based upon many discriminating economic factors, would save the U.S Government & Department of Veterans Affairs hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not more. The problem is that refunds are processed to veterans under a dollar amount that does not make it cost effective or efficient for the VA to process and... more »

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