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DoD: Eliminating ASD-NII saves $10M

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September 19, 2011
Personnel, Spending
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via Fierce Government IT

The Defense Department says it will save $10 million in the next fiscal year through disestablishment of the assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration.

The number comes from the Senate Appropriations Committee markup of the annual DoD appropriations bill, which the committee approved on Sept. 15.

The department has said it will eliminate the position–which also doubles as the DoD chief information officer–as part of a larger efficiency initiative to redirect spending away from administrative overhead.

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