Get out of leased facilities, consolidate into government buildings, sell antiquated, high maintenance or unused buildings & use the money to maintain government owned buildings or put back into the Treasury.
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 »
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.
Rather than paying rents for these properties, all DoD agency offices located within 30 miles of a post/camp/station/base should be required to re-locate to those locations.
Not only would this reduce overhead costs for such off-post facilities, but the security posture of these organizations... more »