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Department of Defense

Save money, less military moves

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The military ,every year moves hundreds of thousands of members just for career advancement.The taxpayer not only foots the bill for the expensive move but also in the 2-3 months of lost productivity Cut these permanent change of station moves by 2/3. Raise the time on station limit to 6 years before someone can move to another base.

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Reduce and Elimate Contractor Logistic Support (CLS)

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How about we work a lot harder to elminate CLS. We already pay soldier, sailor, or airman to do this job. Contractors avoid provisioning parts which delays organic support. The service should provision parts and write manuals since there are very few that are unique over history and most contractors don't finish manuals because they make more money if they fail. CLS is the epitomy of laziness, CLS should only be a... more »

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Eliminate Air Force Linguists Receiving iPads

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It has been announced that all Air Force linguists will be receiving iPads for their individual home studies related to their language(s). Previously, they were issued iPods to do the same. I can understand receiving a device that you can listen to linguistics, but to issue iPads at the super-high costs is an utter waste of DoD funds! The current iPods are not even used by the linguists for the purpose intended. To... more »

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Stop Waste Spending (Landscaping, Large TVs, Construction Projec

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Spend money towards defense instead of no value added spending. Billions are being spent across DoD on unnecessary landscaping, flat screen TV’s, construction projects, etc… Create a culture were saving money is a priority instead of spending. First, visit several installations identifying wasteful spending habits (i.e. landscaping, large flat screen televisions, not needed computers, not needed construction). Many... more »

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Eliminate Personal Money Allowance

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Senior Enlisted Member of a Military Service, Lieutenant General Vice Admiral, General or Admiral, Senior Member of the Military Staff Committee of the U.N., While serving as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the JCS, or Army or Air Force CS, CNO, or CMC. All of these positions receive a "Personal Money Allowance." These top ranking personell make enough money already with just Base Pay (close to $200,000 each year. The Personal... more »

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OHA to BAH System for OCONUS

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All OHA needs to switch to the BAH system. This would drive the OCONUS housing market to be more competitive, with massive benefits to the Air Force, many benefits to the service members, and even, to a lesser degree, some benefits to the local community. Members have absolutely no incentive for saving the Government money under the OHA system.

Short term estimated savings in Guam alone: $45,000,000+ per year

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