Consolidate all procurement commands into a brand new single office under AT&L. Creat a entirely new procurement office staffed by buyers from Airlines and worldwide trucking and rail companies. Under one office and less then three layers of management and limit staff to less then a dozen.
Since the advent of the PM function the pentagon has wasted billions and program schedules have stretched out for years. Just as in priviate industry, ther is a architect and a construction manager(to keep it simple) that run a project. let the Engineers (lead WEngineer run the project until it is designed and then let Lifecycle Inventoruy managers take over the contract oversight and spares of the sytems.