Offer early retirement to GS employees with a incentive. With the DOD wanting to cut the number of employees in DOD, this would allow DOD to cut the number of employees, which would save millions of dollars over the years as the positions would be deleted and not filled.
Intiate a Governement wide VERA/VSIP. DO NOT allow for selected Occupational series exclusions. Initiate 1 or 3 replacement of verifiable position needs, with clear scope of duty requirements. Cost savings will be in the Billions of Dollars. The elemination of the wars will allow DOD to put the returning veterans into occupation series corresponding to their service duties.