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Severance Pay for Greek Local Nationals Employed by the Department of Defense
T-NSIAD-91-28: Published: Apr 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the issue of severance pay for Greek employees at two closed U.S. military facilities in Greece. GAO noted that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State determined that severance-pay provisions did not apply to the closures, since the United States decided to close the two bases; (2) in the future, Congress could prohibit the DOD from using any appropriations...
Financial Management: Problems in Accounting for DOD Disbursements
AFMD-91-9: Published: Nov 9, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1990.
GAO reviewed the military services' accounting problems with cross-disbursements, focusing on cross-disbursements that the Department of State made on behalf of the services.GAO found that: (1) the services' failure to use uniform financial information caused serious problems in accounting for disbursements; (2) the use of nonstandard data made the processing of cross-disbursement transactions ext...
Federal Employee Suggestion Program
T-GGD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
GAO discussed the implementation and effectiveness of federal employee suggestion programs, focusing on such programs in the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State, and the Architect of the Capitol. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was responsible for issuing regulations to carry out such programs; (2) 36 agencies reported achieving tangible benefits of about...
Review of the Air Force Practice of Contracting Through the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department To Obligate Funds Prior to End of Fiscal Year
AFMD-84-79: Published: Sep 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the legality and of the Air Force practice of using the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Department of State to enter into contracts to satisfy Air Force intelligence requirements for research studies before the end of the fiscal year.GAO found that the Air Force practice of placing orders with other agencies which, in turn, awarded con...
Approval of the Design of the Defense Intelligence Agency Accounting System
AFMD-81-113: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
GAO reviewed the design of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) accounting system.GAO determined that the design of the system conformed to all approved accounting principles and standards of the Department of Defense. Certain aspects of the accounting system are processed by the Air Force and the Department of State. These aspects will be evaluated at a later date. However, if it is determined t...
Opportunity for Improving Military Courier Operations
111852: Mar 18, 1980
The Armed Forces Courier Service (ARFCOS) was surveyed in Japan, the Philippines, and Hawaii to identify opportunities for improving operations and reducing costs. ARFCOS operates three courier stations in Japan, two in the Philippines, and one in Hawaii.Savings could be effected on runs from the Yokota Air Base ARFCOS station to Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station and the U.S. Naval Ordnance Facilit...
A Second Launch Site for the Shuttle? An Analysis of Needs for the Nation's Space Program
PSAD-78-57: Published: Aug 4, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1978.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is constructing space shuttle facilities at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), the primary launch, landing, and orbiter refurbishment site which is scheduled to become operational in mid-1980. A second site, Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), will be funded by the Department of Defense (DOD) and is expected to become operational in June 1983 at a co...
List of GAO Publications July 1968
D15162: Jul 01, 1968
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List of GAO Publications: January 1968
D13912: Jan 01, 1968
No summary available...
Compilation of General Accounting Office Findings and Recommendations for Improving Government Operations, Fiscal Year 1965
B-138162: Published: May 26, 1966. Publicly Released: May 26, 1966.
The purpose of this report is to provide the Congress with a convenient summary showing the nature, extent, and variety of matter examined by the General Accounting Office in carrying out its audit responsibilities. These responsibilities are derived from the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, and other laws which require us to independently examine for the Congress the manner in which Government de...