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Defense Budget: DOD Needs to Improve Reporting of Operation and Maintenance Base Obligations
GAO-16-537: Published: Aug 16, 2016. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2016.
Congress enacted funding for the Department of Defense's (DOD) Operation and Maintenance (O&M) into multiple base appropriations accounts, which are used to pay for day-to-day programs and activities. This enacted funding generally has increased each year since fiscal year 2009, with the exception of fiscal year 2013, when sequestration reduced funding for O&M base.GAO found that DOD used its auth...
Military Personnel: DOD Needs to Provide a Better Link between Its Defense Strategy and Military Personnel Requirements
GAO-07-397T: Published: Jan 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2007.
The war in Iraq along with other overseas operations have led to significant stress on U.S. ground forces and raised questions about whether those forces are appropriately sized and structured. In 2005, the Department of Defense (DOD) agreed with GAO's recommendation that it review military personnel requirements. The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) concluded in its 2006 Quadrennial Defen...
Joint Strike Fighter: Management of the Technology Transfer Process
GAO-06-364: Published: Mar 14, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 2006.
The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program is the Department of Defense's (DOD) largest international cooperative effort to develop and produce a major weapon system. Due to the breadth of international participation, the number of export authorizations needed to share information with partner governments, solicit bids from suppliers, and execute contracts is expected to far exceed past transfers of a...
Gulf War Illnesses: Procedural and Reporting Improvements Are Needed in DOD's Investigative Processes
NSIAD-99-59: Published: Feb 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Department of Defense's (DOD) progress in establishing an organization to address Gulf War illnesses issues; and (2) thoroughness of DOD's Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses' (OSAGWI) investigations into and reporting on incidents of veterans' potential exposure to chemical or biological warfare agents du...
Civil Military Program: List of Fiscal Year 1997 Approved Projects
NSIAD-98-159R: Published: Apr 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the projects undertaken in fiscal year (FY) 1997 by the Department of Defense (DOD) through its Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program.GAO noted that: (1) Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) officials told GAO that some funding requests were made orally with no supporting documentation provided to OSD; (2) they also said th...
General and Flag Officers: DOD's Draft Study Needs Adjustments
T-NSIAD-97-122: Published: Apr 8, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1997.
GAO discussed the preliminary results of its review of the Department of Defense's (DOD) draft general and flag officer requirements report.GAO noted that: (1) variations of two job evaluation methodologies were readily available and were used on the 1997 general and flag officer studies; (2) both methodologies are based on subjective judgments about positions reviewed and allow management to over...
A Decision by the Secretary of Defense Is Needed on the AV-8B Aircraft Program
PSAD-80-23: Published: Feb 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1980.
GAO reviewed the status of the AV-8B aircraft program. The AV-8B aircraft is a vertical takeoff/landing aircraft being designed for use by the Marine Corps. The program has been controversial and has experienced severe cost growth.GAO felt that the Secretary of Defense should make a decision on whether the AV-8B aircraft program should continue. Congress appropriated funds to continue development...
Temporary Duty Travel Expenses During Sick Leave Status
B-179134: Published: Jan 14, 1974. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1974.
No summary is currently available...
Request for Advance Decision
B-179164: Published: Nov 29, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1973.
No summary is currently available...