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Department of Defense

Combine Jet Demo Teams - Save Fuel, Manpower, Equipment, Lives

Instead of having multiple, high-caliber, high performance jet demonstration teams (like the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds, etc.), either completely eliminate them or combine them into a single, highly competitive team. As U.S. Citizens, we all love these bad-ass, high energy, screaming jet teams. But in these fiscally challenging times even the Department of Defense needs to cut out some of the fancy shows. We will save... more »

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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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