Showing 4 ideas for tag "iraq"

Department of Defense

A Simple Idea That Is Easy To Implement

Community Member kudos icon + Community member
I propose that when military members are sent TDY they be required to share quarters or hotel rooms with one other member, providing they do not have to share the same bed, are of equal rank and the same gender.

When my unit was sent on a mission for a few weeks, we stayed at a hotel and each member got their own room which was equipped with two beds. My brother, also in my unit, was sent TDY with us and we decided to... more »

Voting

14 likes
Active

Department of Defense

Consolidate AF Inspections

Community Member kudos icon + Community member

Consolidate AF inspections (UCI, LCAP, ORI, MCCI) into 1 inspection and have 1-POC for the inspections. Also, many inspections (ORIs) are obsolete (cold war era thinking). These serve no purpose other than to have MAJCOMs and Wing Commanders get a "warm-fuzzy" that their folks could survive if a ficticious cold war were to happen.

Voting

22 likes
Active

Department of Defense

Kill people and break things

Community Member kudos icon + Community member
In Air Force Basic Training, we had an Officer remind us that the job of the military is to kill people and break things. It sounds harsh, but it's what we do best. However, that's not what the military is being used for. For example, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been dragging on for years, costing the taxpayers tremendous amounts of money. Much of that money (not to mention many American lives) could have... more »

Voting

4 likes
Active