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BRAC 2005 - Query Response Manager
Response to E0533
1. COBRA run 01 Aug 05.C1 updated the original 9 Apr 05 COBRA for this initiative.
The latest run indicates that the payback period is 100+ years. The original payback
period was 13 years. Is the 01 Aug 05 run now the official DOD estimate for the
initiative? If so, is there any further information that the DOD wishes to provide in
support of this initiative?
2. Review of the POI indicates limited overlap between the Aviation School and the
Aviation Logistics School in terms of common courses or potential for sharing
instructors. Savings identified against the transfer taken for reasons of consolidation
must come from administrative and overhead functions within the schools. Can any
information beyond what is contained in COBRA footnotes be provided to justify the
reductions now projected in COBRA run 01 Aug 05.C1?
Attached are the latest COBRA for the Aviation Logistics School. Ft. Rucker and the
Aviation Log School coordinated to scrub the MILCON at Rucker, and the payback
period is now 45 years. The recommendation also has a $11.7 million a year savings
after the implementation period. The savings are an additional benefit of a
recommendation whose value to the military is not economic, but truly
transformational. This consolidation directly supports the Army's aviation
transformation to a modular design and the stabilization of Soldiers and their families
by further integrating institutional training functions with operational units on the same
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