Inside the Pentagon - May 10, 2018

New chief management officer wants to redirect spending to 'tip of the spear'

By Tony Bertuca  
May 9, 2018 at 7:17 PM
Defense Department Chief Management Officer Jay Gibson, who is in charge of the Pentagon's latest effort in a long history of initiatives to find business efficiencies that can be redirected to new spending on military readiness and weapon systems, says this time is different. "Historically we've often worked to drive reform or create efficiencies because there is a budget cut and we then have to go back and try to provide those resources," he said during a May 4 interview...

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