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Military Personnel: DOD Is Expanding Combat Service Opportunities for Women, but Should Monitor Long-Term Integration Progress
GAO-15-589: Published: Jul 20, 2015. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2015.
The military services and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) have opened selected positions and occupations to women since January 2013, as shown in the table below, and are determining whether to open the remaining closed positions and occupations. The services and SOCOM also are conducting studies to identify and mitigate potential integration challenges in areas such as unit cohesion, wome...
Defense Computers: U.S. Transportation Command's Management of Y2K Operational Testing
AIMD-00-21: Published: Nov 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Transportation Command's (TRANSCOM) year 2000-related end-to-end testing activities, focusing on TRANSCOM's management of its end-to-end test of its ability to plan and execute joint major theater war (MTW) deployment operations.GAO noted that: (1) year 2000 end-to-end testing is an essential component of an effective year 2...
Combating Terrorism: Efforts to Protect U.S. Forces in Turkey and the Middle East
T-NSIAD-98-44: Published: Oct 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to protect overseas forces from terrorist attack, focusing on Turkey and the Middle East and on: (1) the environment U.S. forces overseas are facing , including the terrorist threat and the relationship with the host nation governments; (2) the measures DOD has taken to enhance the security of personnel in the countries GAO visited; and (3) D...
Unified Command Plan: Atlantic and Southern Command Participation in 1995 Review
NSIAD-97-41BR: Published: Dec 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed changes in the U.S. Southern Command's and the U.S. Atlantic Command's geographic responsibilities resulting from the 1995 review of the Unified Command Plan (UCP), specifically relating to the realignment of responsibility for the Carribean Basin from the Atlantic to the Southern Command, focusing on the: (1) UCP review process and how the Atlan...