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Legislative Branch

Use National Guard and Reserves to protect the boarder

We could set up military camps along the southern border to protect our boards against terrorists and illegals. Let them use their annual training time to help actually protect our country instead of wasting it. This would be money very well spent and help to protect the citizens of this country.

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Department of Defense

Eliminate Reserve Intelligence Units

Some reservists draw $1,500 for a single weekend - the equivelant of a mortgage payment for many Americans. Many of these senior people are in only administrative roles often duplicating others in nearby units. Particularly in the Office of Naval Intelligence reserve units. Most intelligence reserve units are not assigned in direct support of any actual missions; realign them to associate units so they draw resources... more »

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Department of Defense

Civilian DOD Full-Time Air Reserve Technicians

I love my career in the USAF Reserves. As a full-time Air Reserve Technician the past two years we've been ordered to wear our part-time Reserve uniforms as DoD Civil Service employees daily. This is costing the USA government at 5 million dollars annually. Not to mention the yearly cash awards to other officers to maintain dress and appearance standards daily. Please consider giving this money back to the USA tax... more »

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Department of Defense

Eliminate Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI)

The ORI process is an incredible waste of time and resources. Military units have been tasked for real wars for the last 10 years and regular training deployments for much longer. No matter what, they still have to undergo an Inspector General (IG) inspection every 3 years to prove they can deploy in a real world situation. The issue is that no unit ever deploys for an actual contingency operation the way they are graded... more »

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