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In the BRAC recommendations, Pentagon officials estimated that 43 percent of DFAS
administrative space and 69 percent of warehouse space was not needed.
The Pentagon recommended closing DFAS locations at Rock Island, Ill.; Pensacola Saufley
Field, Fla.; Norfolk Naval Station, Va.; Lawton, Okla.; Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.; Omaha,
Neb.; Dayton, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo.; San Antonio; San Diego; Pacific Ford Island, Hawaii;
Patuxent River, Md.; Limestone, Maine; Charleston, S.C.; Orlando, Fla.; Rome, N.Y.; Lexington,
Ky.; Kansas City, Mo.; Seaside, Calif.; San Bernadino, Calif.; and Oakland, Calif.
DFAS facilities in Arlington, Va., and Cleveland would be realigned. The Arlington facility
would keep a "minimum essential DFAS liaison staff' to support some Pentagon and
congressional needs. The Cleveland facility would retain a staff for Military Retired and
Annuitant Pay Services operations.
Arlington is slated to lose seven military and 401 civilian positions, according to the Pentagon.
Defense officials have proposed reducing the Cleveland site by 15 military and 1,013 civilian
The DFAS facilities that will be gaining employees and operations are at the Defense Supply
Center in Columbus, Ohio, the Buckley Air Force Base Annex in Denver and the MG Emmett J.
Bean Federal Center in Indianapolis.
Buckley Air Force Base is slated to increase its workforce by 94 employees and the Pentagon has
proposed adding 1,758 workers at the Defense Supply Center in Columbus, but it is unclear if all
those jobs will be associated with the finance service.
The Pentagon explicitly noted, however, that the DFAS operation in Indianapolis will be gaining
3,378 civilian employees, 114 uniformed personnel and three contractors, for a total boost of
DFAS Program Wins Top 5 Honor From The National Defense Industrial
Global News Wire
May 4, 2005
ARLINGTON, Va., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS) at
the Defense Finance and Accounting Service-Kansas City received a Top 5 Department of
Defense Program Award from the National Defense Industrial Association at the Systems and
Software Technology Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 19, 2005.
Clint Swett, director, Technology Services Organization, DFAS Kansas City accepted the award
on behalf of the organization along with Gary Hayes of Computer Sciences Corporation, the
primary contractor on site.
A panel of ten members of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Office of Acquisition,
Technology and Logistics and ten industry leaders selected the award winners. "It's a tough
competition to win," said Swett, "you're not just competing within business systems but all
systems within DOD. We were competing with weapons systems, business systems,
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