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Pentagon's new business reform chief eyes $46B in efficiencies over five years

March 08, 2018 |
Tony Bertuca
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The Pentagon's new chief management officer told the Senate Budget Committee this week he is confident the Defense Department will be able to find $46 billion in wasteful spending over the next five fiscal years that can be redirected to higher priorities. John Gibson, the Pentagon's new CMO, said DOD expects to find approximately $6 billion in efficiencies in FY-19. “We're very comfortable that we will meet or exceed those numbers,” he said during a March 7 hearing. "Looking forward,...

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