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Use of Government-Owned Warehouses for Storage of Military Members' Household Goods
LCD-78-220: Published: May 5, 1978. Publicly Released: May 5, 1978.
The Charleston Moving and Storage Company expressed concern that GAO was investigating the possibility of using government-owned warehouses rather than commercial warehouses for storing military members' household goods. GAO is not working in that area nor planning to review that matter in the near future. However, a January 1976 report noted potential savings that could be realized by making grea...
Federal Management of Wastepaper Disposal
LCD-78-112: Published: Apr 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1978.
General Services Administration officials estimated that about 170,000 tons of waste were generated annually in buildings they operate; about 85 percent of civilian agencies' waste is paper or paper products. Department of Defense officials estimated that from 42 percent to 75 percent of the 2 million tons of solid waste they generated was paper or paper products. Where specific wastepaper product...
The Space Transportation System
105609: Mar 9, 1978
In 1972, the two expected principal users of the Space Transportation System, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), agreed that the program would require two launch sites, Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NASA budget requests include additonal orbiters which would bring the total to five. The...
Inadequate Methods Used to Account for and Recover Personnel Costs of the Foreign Military Sales Program
FGMSD-77-22: Published: Oct 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1977.
The Foreign Military Sales Act, as amended, requires that the government be reimbursed by other countries for full costs of administrative personnel used in the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department (DOD) presents its recommendations to the Congress on the strengths of the military services and civilian employees in its Manpower Requirements Reports.The Manpower Requirements Repor...
Review of Military Members' Perception of Grievance Procedures
FPCD-78-1: Published: Oct 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1977.
A sample of enlisted personnel of various grades was interviewed to elicit their perceptions of the adequacy of military grievance procedures with particular emphasis on the Inspector General system's credibility. Information was also gathered on perceptions of the medical care delivery system's adequacy and whether first-term personnel felt that representations made during recruiting were fulfill...
Propriety of a Shower Stall Replacement Project at Beale
093980: Feb 15, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Results of Survey of Current and Former DOD Physicians and Dentists
HRD-77-14: Published: Nov 8, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1976.
A survey of present and former military physicians and dentists was conducted concerning employee satisfaction and job intentions.Physicians and dentists who had completed residency were generally satisfied with salaries and benefits. About 12 percent were highly satisfied with their present salaries and 59 percent expressed a degree of satisfaction; about 13 percent were highly satisfied with the...
Reduced Government Facsimile Communications Costs Possible through Better Management
LCD-76-116: Published: Oct 22, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1976.
Civilian Government agencies and military departments have not managed facsimile communications equipment effectively. Established policies were disregarded; other policies and procedures which were not efficient or economical were instituted, and lease-versus-purchase analyses have not been made. As a result, many of the more than 8,000 facsimile machines used by the Government at an annual cost...
Better Communication, Cooperation and Coordination Needed in Department of Defense Development of Its Tri-Service Medical Information System Program
LCD-76-117: Published: Oct 6, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1976.
An analysis of the Department of Defense (DOD) Tri-Service Medical Information System (TRIMIS) revealed problems in design and development.The system was intended to improve DOD health care delivery through a combined automated system for the three services. The system has been operating for more than 2 years at an expenditure of over $14 million. The program was initiated without the necessary ma...
Commercial versus Government Facilities for Storing Military Household Goods
LCD-76-245-249: Published: Oct 6, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1976.
An update to a report was done relative to comments by the San Antonio Movers' and Warehousemen's Association and A & W Transfer and Storage Company. The report had cited potential savings in using government-owned facilities at Kelly Air Force Base instead of commercial facilities to store military personnel's household goods. The Department of Defense (DOD) response to the report estimated one-t...