TITLE

"Multimission Costs Too Much"

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2004, Vol. 130 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the comment that too many multi-mission agencies cost too much to the nation. It suggests that the U.S. government should combine all activities marine agencies that relate to the efficiency of the U.S. maritime infrastructure into a single agency under the Secretary of Transportation. Combining these functions would result in greatly improved operational efficiency. Significant cost savings would also result from the removal of redundancies of personnel, training and expensive equipment. In addition, this new agency would have sufficient heft to hold its own with the Federal Highway, Railroad, Aviation and Transit administrations and attract a significant political constituency.
ACCESSION #
14319377

 

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