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Military Personnel: Perspectives of Surveyed Members in Retention Critical Specialities
NSIAD-99-197BR: Published: Aug 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the quality of life and retention in the military, focusing on: (1) military personnel's overall intentions to stay or leave the military; (2) military personnel's levels of satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the military; (3) factors that affect dissatisfaction and intent to leave the military; and (4) factors that affect satisfaction and inten...
DOD Competitive Sourcing: Air Force Reserve Command A-76 Competitions
NSIAD-99-235R: Published: Sep 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force Reserve Command's completed competitions for contracts recently won by the private sector for functions at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, and Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, focusing on the: (1) Command's process for conducting the competitions, including the development of the performance work statemen...
Budget Issues: Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work for Fiscal Year 2000
OCG-99-26: Published: Apr 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed in its work but not yet implemented or enacted.GAO noted that: (1) Congress has many available options for cutting spending or raising revenue; (2) GAO discussed the conventions used to estimate savings and revenue gains; (3) it provided for congressional consideration an analytical f...
Hydra 70 Rocket: Recent Performance Has Improved
NSIAD-99-126R: Published: Apr 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Hydra 70 rocket, focusing on the: (1) problem of early motor blow (EMB); (2) actions the military services have taken to identify and eliminate its causes; and (3) rocket's present performance.GAO noted that: (1) the services acted effectively to address the problem of EMBs; (2) after three EMBs caused damage to aircraft in 1992-...
Defense Acquisitions: Testing of F-15 and F-16 Radomes
NSIAD-99-43R: Published: Jan 28, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1999.
GAO provided information on the potential for shortfalls in the performance of two radomes, one for the F-15 Eagle and one for the F-16 Falcon, focusing on whether replacement radomes, bought for spares and supplied by vendors other than the original manufacturer, met the Air Force's specifications for the original radomes.GAO noted that: (1) the test data, provided to GAO in October 1998, showed...
Navy Aircraft Carriers: Cost-Effectiveness of Conventionally and Nuclear-Powered Carriers
NSIAD-98-1: Published: Aug 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) compared the relative effectiveness of conventionally powered and nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in meeting national security requirements; (2) estimated the total life-cycle costs of conventionally powered and nuclear-powered carriers; and (3) identified implications of an all-nuclear carrier force on overseas homeporting in Japan and overseas pr...
Military Bases: Transfer of the 458th Operations Group to McGuire Air Force Base
NSIAD-98-207BR: Published: Jul 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the transfer of the 458th Operations Group from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana, to McGuire AFB, New Jersey, focusing on: (1) factors that prompted the transfer of this unit and decisions of the 1993 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission that affected Barksdale AFB; (2) the estimated costs, savings, and operational...
Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Calendar Years 1995 and 1996
HEHS-98-101R: Published: Mar 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a compilation of GAO products from calendar years 1995 and 1996 on programs and issues affecting older Americans and their families.GAO noted that: (1) its work on these programs reflects the broad range and importance of federal programs for older Americans; (2) some federal programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, are directed primarily at...
Excess Equipment for Former Castle Air Force Base
NSIAD-98-94R: Published: Feb 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the availability of federal excess equipment to use in establishing a military retail store at the former Castle Air Force Base in California, focusing on: (1) whether large and expensive type-equipment, such as refrigeration units, was available in defense disposal offices located in the general geographic area of the former base; and (2) a brief...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Operations of Federal Departments and Agencies
OP-98-1: Published: Jan 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1998.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. GAO provided summary information on the status of all recommendations that have not been fully implemented in the areas of national security, international affairs, community and economic development, natural resources, human resources, justice, general government, a...