Originally Posted by SteveR
The reason for this is that you can't get a requisition for to fill an open position until it is in fact open.
Man, and I thought the military's alleged "personnel management" system was screwed up.
Once upon a time I was told that I couldn't get a new drain valve for a military toilet until I turned in an old drain valve. The Supply Officer eventually regretted preaching that policy at me.
Steve, your post has been a real eye-opener. By any chance are you employed at a publicly-traded company whose stock may be available for shorting?