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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...

Airforce top engineers give tips on saving energy, money

Summer is officially under way. While it means fun in the sun for Airmen and their families, it can be an expensive, wasteful time...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gates: Overhead Savings Would Benefit Warfighters

WASHINGTON: The Defense Department must find $100 billion in savings over the next five years to ensure U.S. warfighters continue to have the resources...