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Gates Briefing on Efficiencies Initiative : Inside Defense , August 9, , 2010

August 9, 2010

Inside Defense

From the document: “In an Aug. 9, 2010, press briefing, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced a series of initiatives designed to reduce overhead, duplication, and excess in the Defense Department. Includes an Aug. 16, 2010, Gates memo outlining his efficiencies initiative, a transcript of Gates' briefing as well as one featuring Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright, DOD Comptroller Robert Hale and Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation Director Christine Fox; DOD briefing slides on efficiency decisions; plus a DOD statement and statements from House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Ranking Member Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) as well as one from President Obama.”


Gates, Robert M.


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