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DoD's 'vertical integration,' effort to further pare administrative costs

Two early pilot programs have shown the Pentagon that it can reduce overhead spending by carefully studying its excess costs rather than cutting each office's budget by an arbitrary figure. Once expanded across DoD's support agencies, the savings could run into the billions.

Tags: DoD , budget , chief information officer , Terry Halvorsen , Robert Work , Defense One , Jared Serbu

Friday - 11/21/2014, 04:54am EST

Hagel shakes up Pentagon's organizational chart, hopes for $1B in savings

The Defense secretary issues specific directions to implement a 20 percent cutback in the size of his own sprawling support staff, including the elimination and consolidation of several senior positions. Gen. Martin Dempsey will deliver plans to cut the joint staff by 20 percent in the coming weeks, and all military organizations commanded by three or four star generals will do the same.

Tags: Pentagon , DoD , Chuck Hagel , budget , reorganization , workforce , management , chief information officer , Sharon Burke , Jared Serbu , Martin Dempsey

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:30pm EST
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