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Department of Defense

Save $3.2 Billion: Army Organic Fixed Wing Close Air Support

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In a March 1997 CBO report, “Reducing the Deficit Spending and Revenue Options,” DEF-16, “Make the Army Responsibility for Close Air Support (CAS),” the CBO proposed a revolutionary idea to decrease deficit spending. The report stated that transferring responsibility for CAS from the USAF to the Army would save the Department of Defense (DOD) $3.2 billion over 5 years in 1997 fiscal terms. Not mentioned in the report... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Save money by properly utilizing trained personnel.

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Ensure specialty training is better used as part of the billeting process or at least put it to better use. The current system is broken at best. I have over half a million dollars in training that will likely be useless in the next two years. That doesn't count training from my last assignment. The Coast Guard has a bad habit of throwing money down the drain by sending people to tens of thousands of dollars, or more,... more »

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