A study of the feasibility and benefits of converting certain fleet support community billets from military to civilian
FitzPatrick, Eric L.
Mutty, John E.
Gates, William R.
MetadataShow full item record
The latest Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) determined that the Department of Defense must reduce the amount of money it spends on infrastructure to recapitilize the armed forces. The QDR and the General Accounting Office (GAO) identified the civilianization of military support billets as a way to cut infrastructure spending. This thesis studied the Navy's Fleet Support Community (designator 1700) to determine the feasibility and potential savings of converting certain 1700 billets from military to civilian. Civilianization of billets would have a significant affect on the Fleet Support Community and, possibly, on the number of female Naval officers. This thesis explored options for the community's future and studied the impact changes might have on female officer manning. If the 628 billets this thesis identified as conversion candidates were civilianized, an annual savings of $7.4 million would result. However, military and civilian personnel cannot be compared on the basis of cost only, other issues must be considered before civilianization of billets could occur.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Bressler, Iric Brooke (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1989);The purpose of this thesis was to develop a methodology for investigating whether it is feasible and cost effective to transition military billets on board a typical Marine Corps base to civilian personnel. The methodology ...
An analysis of the civilianization of the Ministry of National Defense in the Republic of Korea in support of Defense Reform 2020 Jang, Seunghun. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009);The purpose of this study is to investigate the feasibility of the civilianization plan of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) in the Republic of Korea (ROK). MND developed a plan to construct modernized military power ...
Allen, Patrick E. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004);Marine Administrative Message 441/99 directed that Marine Corps administration be consolidated above the battalion level. Secondly, Marine Administrative Message 027/04 directed that over 1,300 Marine Corps billets be ...