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  • Veterans: Lean Six Sigma Seeking Your Skills

    Experience Counts Veterans, your experience counts! In the professional world, the attributes you bring to the table are exactly what organizations are seeking. That is especially true in the practice of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. Some will ask though, just what does a veteran bring to ...

    Tags: Business, General, Leadership, Operations Management, Service Operations, Six Sigma, lean, military, veterans

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  • Veterans Day: Remembering Their Service

    As we get through the end of a contentious Presidential campaign, we will be trying to get back to a normal life without divisive politics. As we wind down though, let’s not forget that Friday represents an important day for Americans. We have the honor and opportunity this Friday to celebr...

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  • [VIDEO] Building the F-35 Fighter

    The F-35 Lightning II is a 5th Generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment. Three variants of the F-35 will replace the A-10 and F-16 for the U.S. Air Force, the F/A-18 for the U...

    Tags: Business, Lean Manufacturing, Videos, Virtual Factory Tour, air force, defense, fighter, military

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  • U.S. Army Recognizes Best Lean Six Sigma Initiatives of 2016

    In their continuing search for a more efficient military, U.S. Army officials now annually honor those who have developed methods for saving money, improving operations and increasing combat readiness. To do so, the Army has turned to Lean Six Sigma. Since 2006, the Army has seen thousands within...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, Six Sigma, Army, lean six sigma, military, six sigma training

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  • Six Sigma Certification Benefits Military Personnel During and After Service

    Military personnel looking for skills to prepare them for the best jobs in the military – as well as make them attractive job candidates after they leave or transition out of the service – may find what they need with a Six Sigma certification. In the past decade, military branches ha...

    Tags: Military, Six Sigma, Army, lean six sigma, Lean Six Sigma excellence awards, military, six sigma certification, six sigma training

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  • Naval Hospital Recognized for Process Improvement Success

    For the second time in less than a year, the Naval Hospital Bremerton in Washington received accolades from the Secretary of the Navy for implementing process improvement measures that saved the Navy money and man hours. In June, a group of sailors from the hospital were honored for their creatio...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, military, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Navy, Process Improvement

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  • Louisiana National Guard Adopts Lean Six Sigma to Address DoD Business Reforms

    In 2017, General Jim Mattis – the United States Defense Secretary – distributed a memorandum to the Department of Defense. In the memorandum, Secretary Mattis asked the DoD to focus on three lines of effort – (1) restore readiness, (2) strengthen alliances, and (3) create busine...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, Six Sigma, military, Six Sigma military

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  • Louisiana National Guard, U.S. Army Futures Recognized for Lean Six Sigma Process Excellence

    In a nod to their process improvement successes, the Louisiana National Guard and the U.S. Amy Futures Command received awards for Lean Six Sigma Excellence, furthering a rich history of Lean Six Sigma in the armed forces. In the face of constrained resources, the Louisiana National Guard couldn&...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, Six Sigma, military, Six Sigma military

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  • Pennsylvania Army Depot Saves $4.5 Million and Wins Efficiency Award

    It’s rare to see someone win an award for discovering that less is actually more. But that’s exactly what has happened – at least, in part – at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Pennsylvania. The depot crew has saved millions of dollars by taking a smarter approach to painting...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, Six Sigma, Army, Lean Six Sigma excellence awards, military

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  • Lean Six Sigma Continues to be a Priority for the U.S. Military

    The U.S. Armed Forces have become one of biggest proponents of Lean Six Sigma. They’ve taken the methodology out of the manufacturing facility and put it to use in the military in many ways. In Pennsylvania, an Army Depot saved $4.5 million, partly by reducing the time needed to paint mine-...

    Tags: Military, News and Current Events, Six Sigma, Army, military, military process improvement, Six Sigma military

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