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Department of Homeland Security

Female Uniforms

In the Coast Guard, females are issued unnecessary uniforms. If they are authorized to wear the male uniform, they should have to option to purchase the male items the first time the uniform is issued. For example, at the Coast Guard Academy, all females are issued two pairs of female tropical blue long trousers upon reporting in. These cost about $40/pair. Very few women continue to wear these trou into the school... more »

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US Military Academy Wastes

1. Eliminate the summer trips cadets take on the government dime to various bases around the world. The government is paying to fly these kids all over the world, house them, feed them, and for what? They don't do any work at these locations, but instead get bussed all around base (more money wasted), get tours of various facilities (man hours wasted), then go back to their billeting rooms (government paid) and party.... more »

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Department of Defense

Eliminate Service Academies, or ROTC, or BOTH

There is no need to have both military service academies and ROTC. I am more inclined to say eliminate the service academies and allow the institutional costs of running a university to universities and not the government. Military academies were a good idea in the days when military instruction wasn't performed anywhere else, but times have changed and the need for these service academies is no longer present. We currently... more »

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