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Auction off orders

Many service members find it difficult to be stationed at a place where they would like to be, or even just to get away from their current assignment. I would propose that for every 10 sets of orders given out one of them is opened for auction. Every set is auctioned out within the same pay grade, eliminating the inequalityof an E-8 bidding against an E-3. This would also allow members to feel as though they have some... more »

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Restructure Civilian PCS Travel Payments

Currently the PCS Travel function for Civilians is extremely overtaxed. Most of the travel is paid for by the civilian itself (already taxed money) and reimbursed at a later date. This reimbursement has taxes withheld just like a regular paycheck. Then every year come March & April the DoD-DFAS Civilian PCS Travel Department must spend thousands of man hours processing a particular claim called the "RITA claim."... more »

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