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STOP USELESS LANDSCAPING

Many installations pride themselves on golf courses, fountains, parks and the amazing green grass they offer. Many bases are in areas where grass is NOT normal. Desert or mountain climates simply do not have the green grass offered in other lush places. Most installations spend millions on keeping the base green, putting down sod 4 or 5 times per year in the same places because it dies. The sod does not grow from the... more »

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I can cut my own grass and empty the trash

When I enlisted in the USAF in 1983 I cut the grass at my unit. I emptied the trash, I vacuumed, I cleaned the bathrooms. Other airmen did the same details.

Today the airmen don't do any of that. We have contractors who cut, weed, empty trash, clean, etc. Why? The airmen are still there, but now they have nothing to do except surf the web.

Get rid of the contract cleaning and mowing. Too much money being spent... more »

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