Commentary

June 27, 2014

Dollars and Sense

56th Comptroller Squadron

Do you have a great idea that could have a lasting effect on how the Air Force conducts business and spends every dollar? Nobody is more aware how much time, effort and money is wasted than the Airmen who do the job every day. The Airmen Powered by Innovation program could be the right venue for you to submit ideas.

When developing a suggestion, gather information about likely benefits, cost of implementation and who will be affected by the change. When ready, Airmen can go to the API submission page at https://ipds.afpc.randolph.af.mil.

While past suggestion programs relied heavily on monetary incentives to generate ideas, API is about Airmen and their stake in a better Air Force. For more information about API, go to the Air Force Portal (https://my.af.mil) and enter “API” in the search window.

Coyote quote: “Some people are so poor, all they have is money.”




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