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Military Bases: Mission Transfers Affecting Ellsworth Air Force Base
NSIAD-97-58: Published: Feb 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs and benefits of several B-1B aircraft mission transfers affecting the Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) in South Dakota, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Air Force analyzed the costs and benefits of the proposed jet engine intermediate maintenance consolidation at Dyess AFB, Texas; (2) costs and benefits of transferring the Route Int...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Operations of Federal Departments and Agencies
OP-97-1: Published: Jan 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1997.
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, health care, natural resources, community and economic development, human resource management, justice, general government, a...
Federal Research: Preliminary Information on the Small Business Technology Transfer Program
RCED-96-19: Published: Jan 24, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, focusing on: (1) the quality and commercial potential of STTR research; (2) how agencies address potential conflicts of interest from the involvement of federally funded research and development (R&D) centers in STTR; and (3) the need for STTR in light of its similarity...
[Comments on Air Force Employee's Request for Indebtedness Waiver]
B-227488.4: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
District of Columbia: City and State Privatization Initiatives and Impediments
T-GGD-95-194: Published: Jun 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
GAO discussed the District of Columbia's privatization and reinvention efforts, focusing on other city and state governments' privatization initiatives. GAO noted that: (1) about 90 percent of state agencies are using some form of privatization to increase flexibility and efficiency and reduce costs through competition; (2) privatization initiatives include contracting out, public-private partners...
Military Personnel: High Aggregate Personnel Levels Maintained Throughout Drawdown
NSIAD-95-97: Published: Jun 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the military drawdown on the services' ability to staff active duty combat and support units.GAO found that: (1) the services have retained over 95 percent of their authorized positions despite major personnel reductions, maintained high fill rates for most ranks, and kept over 90 percent of authorized positions filled in a large maj...
Advance Sheets: Volume 74, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-95-11: Published: Jun 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1995.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of June 1995...
Federal Hazardous Waste Sites: Opportunities for More Cost-Effective Cleanups
T-RCED-95-188: Published: May 18, 1995. Publicly Released: May 18, 1995.
GAO discussed the federal government's efforts to clean up hazardous waste sites, focusing on how to make these efforts more cost-effective. GAO noted that: (1) the federal cleanup effort is over a decade old and has cost over $15 billion; (2) many sites have not yet been identified or assessed and only two high priority sites have been completely cleaned up; (3) although increasing budgetary pres...
Military Bases: Letters and Requests Received on Proposed Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-95-133S: Published: May 9, 1995. Publicly Released: May 9, 1995.
GAO provided a supplement including copies of letters from Congress and other interested parties relating to its report on military base closures and realignments.GAO found that: (1) many interested parties, including members of Congress, have sent GAO correspondence on base closures; (2) several of these letters were from multiple requesters and included attachments of data, analyses, and/or eval...
Federal Quality Management: Strategies for Involving Employees
GGD-95-79: Published: Apr 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1995.
GAO reviewed quality management (QM) implementation at federal agencies, focusing on the human resource management (HRM) approaches used by 10 federal agencies recognized for their QM efforts.GAO found that: (1) the agencies have spent significantly more money on employee training and have used in-house training for at least part of their training efforts; (2) in-house training has resulted in red...