Department of Defense efficiencies initiatives

hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 29, 2011 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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SeriesS. hrg -- 112-161
LC ClassificationsKF26 .A7 2011c
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Paginationiii, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
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Open LibraryOL25235043M
ISBN 100160901499
ISBN 109780160901492
LC Control Number2011506721

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EFFICIENCY INITIATIVES OVERVIEW. The specific efficiency initiatives for the Department of Defense are summarized as follows: FY Army Efficiencies 2, 29, Navy Efficiencies 4, 35, Air Force Efficiencies 3, 33,   Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives Paperback – Novem by US Senate (Author)Author: US Senate.

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Department of Defense efficiencies initiatives: hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate. Pentagon officials testified on Defense Department initiatives proposed by Secretary Robert Gates to more efficiently fund defense programs.

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Sec. Gates Announces Efficiencies Initiatives Today, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced a series of initiatives designed to reduce overhead, duplication, and excess in the Department of Defense, and, over time, instill a culture of savings and restraint in America’s defense.

On August 9,Secretary of Defense Gates announced a number of efficiency initiatives intended to contribute to a Defense Department effort to achieve about $ billion of savings over the next five years.

The Defense Department’s intent is not to reduce the defense “top line” budget, but, rather, to. Official website for U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. Head to the redesigned where you can learn all about the Defense Department.

Explore trending topics, experience DOD through interactive pieces, engage by testing your wit with quizzes. The President's Budget request for the Department of Defense sustains the President's commitment to invest in America's security and prepare for the threats and challenges of a new age by funding a high state of military readiness and ground force strength; strengthening combat capabilities of America's Armed Forces; developing the capabilities to deter and defeat future threats to the Nation.

DoD Social Media Hub. Social media is an integral part of Department of Defense operations. This site is designed to help the DoD community use social media and other Internet-based Capabilities (IbC) responsibly and effectively; both in official and unofficial (i.e., personal/private) capacities.

The Department of Defense (DOD) has taken steps to achieve efficiencies in its document services, including implementing a transformation plan to consolidate existing Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Document Services facilities. However, GAO identified four areas where further gains may be possible: Managing fragmentation in printing and reproduction services.

the Department, to include the President's National Security Strategy (NSS), the Department's National Defense Strategy (NDS), the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's National Military Strategy (NMS), the National Defense Business Operations Plan (NDBOP), the DoD Cyber Strategy and the Defense Planning Guidance (DPG).

There is a government-wide push for cost savings and efficiencies which is an anticipated outcome of Transformation. Lastly, in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)Congress tasked the Department to simplify travel. How will change be implemented. Fuel: This initiative will establish an agreement between the Department of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency) and DHS to bulk purchase fuel at a lower rate.

By cutting costs from $ / gallon to $/ gallon, DHS will save up to $3 million annually beginning in FY Appendix I Department of Defense Categories of Efficiency-Related Initiatives 18 Appendix II Comments from the Department of Defense 24 Appendix III GAO Contact and Staff Acknowledgments 26 Related GAO Products 27 Tables Table 1: Department of Defense (DOD)-Identified Efficiency-Related Cost Savings Estimates, Fiscal Years 9.

Department of Defense Government Charge Card Guidebook for Establishing and Managing Purchase, Travel, and Fuel Card Programs. The purpose of this guide is to help Department of Defense (DoD) officials establish and manage charge card programs. It provides a high-level overview of the policies and processes, with a goal to streamline and.

DoD Department of Defense Efficiencies Initiatives Subcommittee: SUBCOMMITTEE ON READINESS ANDMANAGEMENT SUPPORT Date:. Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed the National Defense Strategy and U.S. great-power competition, the challenges COVID brought to the Defense Department and his initiatives.

energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. 16th Street, NW, Suite • Washington, DC • () • M. OR INITIATIVES Department of Defense InDoD’s Office of the Assistant Secretary of Operational Energy Plans and.

Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting. Kim Herrington currently serves as the Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting DPC), in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), U.S.

Department of Defense (DoD). He is responsible for contract pricing and procurement policy matters within DoD, Read More. Department of Defense for Efficiency and Effectiveness Office of the Chief Management Officer March John S.

McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FYPublic Law The estimated cost of this report or study for the Department of Defense is approximately $16, for the Fiscal Year.

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has suggested that his department could save $15 billion a year through efficiencies if given the freedom to do so. Numerous studies have also asserted the potential for efficiencies in the Department of Defense (DoD), some arguing that savings could total $30 billion a year or more.

This operational framework is consistent with Secretary of Defense Memorandum, "Department of Defense (DoD) Efficiency Initiatives," Augand corresponding enterprise UC initiatives.

By implementing enterprise multi-vendor UC investment in, and operating costs for, those services may be reduced using common and standard service. Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper made remarks about the U.S. European Command Force Posture Review during a press conference.

In President Donald Trump's Executive Order (E.O.) on energy independence released in Marchthe Administration kept key U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) energy initiatives intact and asserted: "It is in the national interest to promote clean and safe development of our Nation's vast energy resources" – including electricity that is.

W elcome to the Website for the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO). The DoD CIO is the principal staff assistant and senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense for information technology (IT) (including national security systems and defense business systems), information resources management (IRM), and efficiencies.

But regardless of a department’s objectives, data and performance metrics can be a powerful tool to convey that story and serve as a catalyst for change.

Here are some reasons why general counsel undertake a metrics initiative: Demonstrate the efficiency of the legal department. The Energy Department’s staff and contractors are at the heart of everything we do -- and are the people responsible for turning our mission into actions that matter for all Americans.

Learn more about your colleagues, how to participate in staff-wide initiatives and how to access employee services. The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is a US government program that conducts research and development on distributed learning and coordinates related efforts broadly across public and private organizations.

ADL reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training in the US Department of Defense (DoD). Although it is a DoD program, ADL serves the. business processes and drive efficiencies to increase speed, value, and support to the warfighter.

In it, financial statement auditability is cited as a driver which will improve the quality of budgetary and financial information most valuable in managing the Defense Department.

On August 9,Secretary of Defense Gates announced a number of efficiency initiatives intended to contribute to a Defense Department effort to achieve about $ billion of savings over the next five years. The Defense Department's intent is not to reduce the defense "top line" budget, but, rather, to apply any savings to finance currently planned programs.Resources Dedicated to Improving Mission Effectiveness and Efficiencies in the DoD.

effective, efficient manner possible. If we are to ask the American taxpayers to provide more resources to our Nation's defense, we must do the same-by making our business operations more efficient and freeing up funds for higher priority programs. Providing Program and Performance Management to the Joint Staff.

FAIRFAX, VA – J – Salient CRGT has been awarded a $22M contract in support of the Joint Staff Actions Division for Program Management, Program Planning and Execution, Joint Staff Actions Process Training, Customer Service Help Desk services, Strategic Planning and Analysis, Correspondence .