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Gunship guru saves $14 million

Gunship guru saves $14 million

Bill Walter, an Air Force Special Operation Command Strike Requirements Branch program analyst, has a long history of brainstorming money-saving ideas and seeing them to fruition. A tip from the U.S. Army Ammunition Program Office led Walter to a valuable […]


Airforce top engineers give tips on saving energy, money

A view of solar panels recently installed on the roof of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Headquarters, Old Town Complex

Summer is officially under way. While it means fun in the sun for Airmen and their families, it can be an expensive, wasteful time of year for the Air Force. Utility bills on installations often rise drastically as air conditioning […]


Why the Pentagon Wastes Money and How to Fix the Problem

Why the Pentagon Wastes Money and How to Fix the Problem

The U.S. defense budget is challenged perhaps as never before in modern times from without and within. The 2010 bipartisan Budget Control Act (BCA) imposed minimum reductions of some $480 billion over the next ten years. There is also the […]


President’s plan likely to affect 2013 defense budget

President’s plan likely to affect 2013 defense budget

President Barack Obama’s effort to seek additional savings within the Defense Department likely will affect the department’s fiscal 2013 budget, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said April 13. The president announced that he plans to work with Defense Secretary Robert […]


Obama, Gates, Joint Chiefs to Find More Savings

Obama, Gates, Joint Chiefs to Find More Savings

President Barack Obama today said he will work with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and the Joint Chiefs of Staff to find more savings in the Defense Department to reduce the federal deficit. Obama made the statement as part of […]


Fuel savings officials plan to broaden impact with AF-wide summit

Fuel savings officials plan to broaden impact with AF-wide summit

Members of the Air Force’s Fuel Efficiency Office plan to host their first service-wide Aviation Operations Energy Steering Group summit here Feb. 16 and 17. Representatives from all Air Force major commands were invited to attend the summit. The event […]


Gates Reveals Budget Efficiencies, Reinvestment Possibilities

Gates Reveals Budget Efficiencies, Reinvestment Possibilities

The Defense Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today. The secretary announced […]


DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of efficiencies decisions designed to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years primarily by reducing overhead costs, improving business practices and culling excess […]


Saving energy begins at local level

Saving energy begins at local level

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Every year the month of October is globally recognized as Energy Awareness Month. This year’s Energy Awareness Month theme, “Powering America; We’re on Target,” identifies the need to continue aiming at energy targets to lower operating expenses, reduce […]


 
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