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Combine the Marine Corps Exchange and the Navy Exchange

Combining of the Exchanges of the Marine Corps and Navy would significantly reduce overhead, achieve economies of scale, and tap into even greater quantity discounts for quality goods and services, at a savings and contribute more to quality of life programs. Since the Marine Corps is an operating force of the Navy, it makes sense from a leadership perspective despite tradition of having each own's business operations.... more »

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DOD Implementation of Defense Knowledge Online (DKO)

IDEA: Direct MilDep/DoD to migrate their portals to DKO then sunset such portals & use DKO enterprise svs.
WHY: Title 10 USC Sec 2223/DoDD 5144.1 require DoD CIO to eliminate duplicate IT/national security systems in MilDep/DoD. DoDD 8000.01 requires DoD CIO issue enterprise-wide plans, policies/procedures to enable DoD IT mgt.
WHAT: DKO enables 2.5M DoD users global access to info resources from any computer for... more »

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Consolidate local military recruiters into one civilian position

My innovation is to change the military recruitment process by having civilian recruiters.
Personnel: One GS-11/12 could replace five E-5/6’s. There is savings in personnel costs and those uniformed individuals can rejoin their unit and ease some of the combat rotations.
Marketing: Currently, millions of tax dollars are spent by each branch in competition with the other. The Army gets a rock climbing wall; the Marines... more »

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Facilities savings

Washington Navy Yard is valuable real estate, suggest moving NAVSEA, NAVAUDSVC, NAVIG, JAG and other WNYD tenent commands to cheap space on Andrews AFB, Ft Meade, Clinton MD, Indian Head, etc

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DOD-Navy-Regional Shore Infrastructure services/support

The Regional Shore Infrastructure program in the Navy, which forces small commands to have the large "region" provide all their support services, is incredibly inefficient in that there is no accountability for services that are not provided or provided incorrectly. The small command ends up paying costs that are an order of magnitude higher than it would cost to get these services elsewhere, and, there is no recourse... more »

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DOD-Navy-Regional Shore Infrastructure services/support

The Regional Shore Infrastructure program in the Navy, which forces small commands to have the large "region" provide all their support services, is incredibly inefficient in that there is no accountability for services that are not provided or provided incorrectly. The small command ends up paying costs that are an order of magnitude higher than it would cost to get these services elsewhere, and, there is no recourse... more »

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