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Army's Contracting Out of Laundry and Educational Testing Services at Fort Carson, Colorado
PLRD-82-66: Published: Apr 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1982.
GAO was requested to evaluate the Army's decision to contract out for laundry and educational testing services at Fort Carson, Colorado. Specifically, GAO was asked to determine: (1) whether the Army followed the policies and procedures outlined in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76; (2) the sources of contract funding; and (3) whether the contractors have performed satisfactorily...
Review of the Standard Army Civilian Payroll System in Operation at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
091306: Aug 11, 1976
GAO has completed a review of the Standard Army Civilian Payroll System (STARCIPS) in operation at Fort Belvoir. The review included an evaluation of the system procedures and controls and tests of master employee records.GAO tests of master employee records identified a significant number of errors which could affect employees' pay and leave entitlements and the accuracy of their retirement recor...
Fort Monmouth Procurement Activities: Inappropriate Contract Actions May Increase Government Costs
PLRD-81-14: Published: May 12, 1981. Publicly Released: May 12, 1981.
GAO was asked to review a contract awarded by the Army Communications Research and Development Command (CORADCOM), Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, for the Joint Interface Test System and the entire scope of the Army Communications and Electronics Material Readiness Command (CERCOM) acquisition activity at Fort Monmouth. GAO restricted the review to: (1) assessing whether CERCOM took followup actions de...
Army's Contracting Out of Installation Support Functions at Fort Gordon, Georgia
PLRD-81-9: Published: Apr 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1981.
GAO was requested to review the Army's contracting practices at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Specifically, GAO reviewed the Army's comparison of the cost of doing work in-house with the cost of contracting out. GAO was instructed to identify any significant errors in the development of estimated in-house costs, giving primary attention to direct labor costs.Although GAO identified the need for several ad...
Adequacy of Safety Procedures at Fort A. P. Hill and National Guard Training Facilities
FPCD-81-16: Published: Oct 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1980.
GAO conducted an investigation into National Guard safety programs because of the deaths of two National Guardsmen which occurred while their units were training at Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia. GAO inquired whether the safety procedures were adequate, the extent to which safety procedures were followed and enforced at Fort A. P. Hill, whether any previous accidents involving fatalities or serious in...
Review of Management Procedures for Requesting Construction Funds for Fort Pickett, Virginia
LCD-80-28: Published: Dec 14, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1979.
During a review of Reserve Forces facilities, GAO identified management problems in the Army's procedures for requesting construction funds.Two construction projects for Fort Pickett, Virginia, a 500-person theater/classroom and a petroleum distribution system, were submitted for funding under two separate programs. Submitting a project under two different programs overstates the Army's facilities...
Survey of Reported Chemical and Biological Contamination at the Fort Greely Gerstle River Test Center
LCD-80-25: Published: Nov 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1979.
Biological and chemical warfare testing occurred at the Fort Greely Gerstle River Test Center in Alaska until the late 1960's. Some of the agents tested included nerve agents, mustard gas, and biological substances. The land was declared to be excess in 1972 and scheduled for return to the public domain as soon as it could be certified as free of contamination. This proved to be impossible, howeve...
Proposed Consolidation of Undergraduate Helicopter Pilot Training at Fort Rucker, Alabama
FPCD-79-94: Published: Sep 26, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1979.
The Department of Defense (DOD) proposes to consolidate Army and Navy undergraduate helicopter pilot training (UHPT) programs. There are now two UHPT programs: an Army program at Fort Rucker, Alabama, which uses an all rotary-wing syllabus; and a Navy program near Pensacola, Florida, which uses a combination fixed-wing/rotary-wing syllabus. These two programs would be consolidated into an all rota...
Illegal Expenditure by the Army To Replace Laundry and Drycleaning Equipment
PSAD-78-143: Published: Oct 11, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 1978.
Laundry and drycleaning services at Fort Carson, Colorado, are provided by a government-owned and -operated facility. Using fiscal year (FY) 1976 funds, Fort Carson bought 21 new laundry or drycleaning equipment items and systems for over $400,000 to modernize its facility. The Army did not determine whether laundry and drycleaning services were available from commercial sources at reasonable rate...
Proposal To Convert Base Support Functions From In-house to Contract Operations
LCD-78-320: Published: Jul 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1978.
The Army has proposed to convert 19 base support functions at Fort Gordon, Georgia, from in-house to contract operations. A 1977 feasibility study showed potential cost savings of about $5.5 million by converting to contracting. The Army's study, however, did not accurately estimate the costs of in-house and contract performance. For contract costs, the study used an unreliable estimating techniqu...