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Gender Issues: Perceptions of Readiness of Selected Units
NSIAD-99-120: Published: May 13, 1999. Publicly Released: May 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on military servicemembers' perceptions regarding the impact women have had on selected combat-oriented units, focusing on: (1) the perceptions of men and women on their personal readiness; (2) the readiness of men and women in their unit; and (3) unit readiness.GAO noted that: (1) the majority of men and women that GAO surveyed about t...
Defense Inventory: Status of Inventory and Purchases and Their Relationship to Current Needs
NSIAD-99-60: Published: Apr 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) on-hand and on-order inventory, focusing on whether DOD: (1) had on-hand inventory exceeding current requirements as of September 30, 1996, and 1997; and (2) was buying inventory for which it had no current requirements as of those same dates.GAO noted that: (1) DOD reported reducing the secondary in...
Environmental Cleanup: Defense Funding Allocation Process and Reported Funding Impacts
NSIAD-99-34: Published: Nov 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) process for allocating approved environmental cleanup budgets when funds received are less than requested or budget rescissions occur; and (2) reported cleanup schedule delays due to lack of funding.GAO noted that: (1) DOD develops and allocates approved budgets through its departmentwide planni...
Military Safety: Analysis of DOD's On-Duty Non-aviation Accident Fatalities
NSIAD-99-14: Published: Oct 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1998.
GAO provided an analysis of the Department of Defense's (DOD) military personnel fatalities during 1988 through 1996 as a result of on-duty, non-aviation accidents, focusing on: (1) the causes of non-aviation fatalities; (2) the types of activities involved in these fatal accidents; and (3) trends in DOD and service on-duty accidental fatalities.GAO noted that: (1) military vehicles were the leadi...
Environmental Protection: Information Used for Defense Environmental Management
NSIAD-97-135: Published: Jun 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on certain aspects of the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental compliance and cleanup activities, focusing on the: (1) extent to which DOD components are meeting requirements to provide data on the cost and status of compliance projects; and (2) relative risk characteristics DOD uses to determine priorities for site cleanup.GAO n...
Defense Management: Information on Selected Aspects of DOD's Jet Fuel Program
NSIAD-96-188: Published: Jul 31, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) reimbursement pricing policies for the Defense Logistics Agency's bulk and into-plane jet fuel programs, focusing on: (1) whether the pricing policies, rules, and regulations for both fuel programs are consistent with Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF) policies; (2) changes in bulk fuel usage and into-plane...
DFAS-Kansas City Financial Reporting
AIMD-96-34R: Published: Feb 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1996.
GAO provided information on how the Defense Finance and Accounting Service's (DFAS) Kansas City Center could improve the quality of data used to manage, monitor, and report on the Marine Corps' financial operations and condition. GAO noted that in response to its recommendations, DFAS-Kansas City agreed to: (1) calculate the Marines' allowance for doubtful accounts receivable using an analysis of...
Military Equal Opportunity: Problems With Services' Complaint Systems Are Being Addressed by DOD
NSIAD-96-9: Published: Jan 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military's equal opportunity (EO) program, focusing on: (1) the services' processes for handling EO complaints; and (2) whether there are opportunities for improving these processes.GAO found that: (1) in implementing the military EO program, the four military services have established different complaint processes; (2) among these differences...
Defense Management: DOD's Estimated Savings for Printing Consolidation
NSIAD-92-66: Published: Dec 31, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to consolidate the printing and duplicating functions of the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) under the Navy Publishing and Printing Service (NPPS), focusing on the validity of DOD consolidation plans and savings estimate data.GAO found that: (1) although DOD adjusted its...
Eliminating Marine Corps Logistics Overlap Saves Millions; Further Savings Possible
LCD-80-74: Published: Jun 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1980.
In 1975, GAO reported that the Marine Corps' logistics system either duplicated or performed certain logistics functions similar to those being carried out by other Department of Defense (DOD) activities. Substantial reductions in the Marine Corps' logistics system were possible through greater reliance on other DOD logistics activities and the General Services Administration (GSA). GAO recommende...