Of course, this would decrease the amount of retirement that person would receive. It would also, allow newer people (who are generally paid less) to advance professionally.
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.
Quit promoting individuals who cause problems, and terminate them.
Not only are you just causing more trouble for the section, agency, or department they are promoted to, you are also increasing their pay. and continuing to pay them for years, then they retire and you further continue to pay them.
Spend some money on investigating them and get them out. Cut ties.
Integrity for all
Services running their own networks creates significant redundancy in circuits, data centers, servers, tech buys, etc... it also creates greater vulnerability to the DoD as a whole. DoD must adopt a single-enterpise model and manage networks at the SECDEF level.
We are not according to contract authorized to use shop supplies, equipment, of facilities to do the simplest items of maintenance and upkeep.
It seems counter productive when a vehicle needs a headlamp, windshield wiper blade, oil change,... more »
Mandate about 4157 hours (about 2 years) of public service hours for all selective service age citizens. Free labor is a great way to save money. Unpaid interns will get useful on the job training.
Some installations (and also public lands) have cell phone carriers who lease out land to have cell phone towers on them. Require that a provision of the lease be to allow the government cell phones and blackberries at that particular area to have free coverage on that providers network.
I think we need to take a few steps back and do mail the old fashion way. It would be acceptable and money saving to have postal boxes for neighborhoods much like they do with condos. This is much like the old town post office with boxes that you had to go to and get your mail. No more mail to the front door unless you are disabled.
This would save hundreds of thousands monthly on gas and walking time.
Reinstate service numbers for military members, and remove the practice of including a social security number on govornment paperwork and ID cards. This will decrease identity theft, OPSEC and privacy act violations.