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Department of Defense

Leverage Gov. Buying Power to Cut Cost, Inventory, Time

In the late 1990's DoD demonstrated it could reduce delivery time and cut costs of purchased goods to support the military (this could apply to any agency purchasing goods) by grouping the items in purchases by their common manufacturing processes. Reducing the time to obtain what the government procures, especially critical items, can improve the government's ability to respond to demand surges. Currently the government... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Civilianize Significant Portion of USCG Field Unit Positions

The USCG continues to operate on a personnel business model based upon its historic military roots. However, the modern missions that they undertake are vastly different from that of the Revenue Cutter Service. In fact, the majority of the USCG does not operate in that manner. You wouldn't know if from the posters and press releases, but the marine inspectors/investigators, pollution response personnel, oil/chemical... more »

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