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Subject Term: "Operating expenses"

1 publication with a total of 1 priority recommendation
Director: Brian J. Lepore
Phone: (202) 512-4523

1 open priority recommendation
Recommendation: To improve DOD's ability to estimate savings, if any, from future consolidation of training--including any consolidation resulting from a future BRAC round--the Secretary of Defense should direct the military departments to develop baseline cost data.

Agency: Department of Defense
Status: Open
Priority recommendation

Comments: DOD did not concur with the recommendation to develop baseline cost data in the event of any future consolidation of training. As of October 2017, DOD has not completed any actions to implement this recommendation.