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Explosive Ordnance Disposal: DOD Needs Better Resource Planning and Joint Guidance to Manage the Capability
GAO-13-385: Published: Apr 25, 2013. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2013.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces grew over the past 10 years to meet wartime and other needs, but the Department of Defense (DOD) does not have the data needed to develop a funding strategy to support future EOD force plans. To meet increased demands for EOD personnel, the services increased their EOD forces from about 3,600 personnel in 2002 to about 6,200 in 2012. Anticipating that the n...
Joint Manpower Process: Limited Progress Made in Implementing DOD Inspector General Recommendations
NSIAD-97-229: Published: Sep 19, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO assessed the completeness and adequacy of the corrective actions taken by the Secretary of Defense in response to the Department of Defense's (DOD) Inspector General's (IG) recommendations for improving the DOD joint personnel requirements and management program.GAO noted that: (1) DOD management concurred with 11 of the DOD IG recommendations, partially...
Warfighting Capability: Some Army Tanks Should Be Transferred to the Marine Corps
NSIAD-94-93: Published: Mar 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Marine Corps' M1A1 tank requirement, focusing on: (1) the reasonableness of the requirement; and (2) whether the Army should transfer additional tanks to the Marine Corps free of charge to help it meet its requirement.GAO found that: (1) the Corps reasonably established its requirement for 443 M1A1 tanks based on a force structure of two active tank battalions, three maritime prep...