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Department of Defense

Deployment Gear Shift

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Far too many military members are sent on deployments with inadequate gear. Far too many people volunteer to be deployment managers and have NO experience with the equipment they order or even know how to use it. The programs need people who are familiar with current needs, know the good/bad of the gear and are ordering the best equipment at the lowest price. We have troops being sent overseas with old m16 magazines that... more »

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Consolidate Facility Design & Construction agencies

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There are three major acquisition agencies that provide facility design, construction & management services for the Federal Government. These are GSA, ACOE and NAVFAC. There is extensive duplication of resources across these three agencies that would be eliminated if consolidated into one agency. Both the "military" organizations of ACOE and NAVFAC should be eliminated and the workload shifted to GSA.

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STOP THE INSANITY! Why Throw Away $$$ Billions???

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Why does a completely tax exempt organization voluntarily throw away billions of dollars by paying taxes on travel? I travel a lot for the Navy and detest that taxes for TDY travel expenses are charged to my government credit card. Though the Government Treasury will get the taxes back, for the Navy and the Program Office (PMA), those funds are lost. Those lost and unrecoverable funds, which can quickly add up to billions,... more »

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