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Defense Transportation: Plan Needed for Evaluating the Navy Personal Property Pilot
NSIAD-99-138: Published: Jun 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Navy Personal Property Pilot.GAO noted that: (1) between January 1998 and March 1999, 223 servicemembers have used the pilot program to arrange their own move rather than use the current program; (2) participation has been relatively low compared to the other three pilots under way or planned, which involve substantially more s...
Joint Training: Observations on the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Exercise Program
NSIAD-98-189: Published: Jul 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Exercise Program, focusing on the: (1) number and type of CJCS exercises conducted and planned from 1995 to 2002; (2) basis for the Department of Defense's (DOD) estimates of exercise costs for the same time period; and (3) availability of DOD data to estimate the impact of CJCS exercises on deployment ra...
Defense Transportation: Status of U.S. Transportation Command Savings Initiatives
NSIAD-98-99: Published: May 8, 1998. Publicly Released: May 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) savings initiatives, focusing on the: (1) extent to which USTRANSCOM expects to achieve long-term savings in its operating and infrastructure costs; and (2) changes regarding transportation rates and customer charges.GAO noted that: (1) USTRANSCOM and its components have sought to reduce...
Future Years Defense Program: Lower Inflation Outlook Was Most Significant Change From 1996 to 1997 Program
NSIAD-97-36: Published: Dec 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1997 Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) with the FYDP for FY 1996, focusing on the: (1) impact of the reduction in the inflation rate on DOD's 1997 FDYP; (2) major program adjustments from the 1996 FDYP to the 1997 FDYP; and (3) implications of these changes for the future.GAO found that: (1) as a...
Wartime Medical Care: Personnel Requirements Still Not Resolved
NSIAD-96-173: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO studied the reasonableness of the models each military service uses to determine appropriate wartime medical personnel force levels, focusing on the models' results, their methodologies, and their inclusion of active duty and reserve medical personnel.GAO found that: (1) in 1995, each service used its own model to determine wartime medical personnel requi...
Bottom-Up Review: Analysis of DOD War Game to Test Key Assumptions
NSIAD-96-170: Published: Jun 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the the Department of Defense's (DOD) Nimble Dancer war game, a simulation designed to assess U.S. forces' ability to fight and win two nearly simultaneous major regional conflicts (MRC), focusing on whether the methodology, scope, and results were reasonable.GAO found that: (1) DOD statements that Nimble Dancer tested basic Bottom-Up Review assump...
Peace Operations: Reservists Have Volunteered When Needed
NSIAD-96-75: Published: Apr 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1996.
GAO reviewed reservists' participation in peace operations, focusing on: (1) whether qualified volunteers are accessible; (2) the differences among the services in their reliance on reserve volunteers; (3) factors that affect reserve volunteers' availability; and (4) Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to ensure their accessibility.GAO found that: (1) thousands of reservists have volunteered for r...
Interagency Contracting: Controls Over Economy Act Orders Being Strengthened
NSIAD-96-10: Published: Oct 20, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the: (1) impact of the Department of Defense's (DOD) policy changes for interagency orders on the Department of Transportation's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center; and (2) Coast Guard's recent initiatives and legislative changes extending the statutory requirements on interagency orders to other federal agencies.GAO found that: (1) becau...
Military Presence: U.S. Personnel in the Pacific Theater
NSIAD-91-192: Published: Aug 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1991.
GAO provided information on the size, mission, and cost of the U.S. military presence in the Pacific theater, covering 40 countries, 10 foreign territories, 2 U.S. states, 6 U.S. territories, 2 freely associated states, and 1 U.S. protectorate.GAO found that: (1) the United States has stationed military personnel in the Pacific since the beginning of the twentieth century; (2) there were 297,987 m...