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Military Sealift Command: Relocation of Atlantic Area Command to Norfolk, Virginia, Area
NSIAD-98-40R: Published: Oct 9, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's estimated costs of relocating the Military Sealift Command's (MSC) Atlantic area command from the Army's Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey, to Camp Pendleton, an Army National Guard base in the Norfolk, Virginia area.GAO noted that: (1) MSC officials estimate that the overall one-time cost to relocate the Atlantic area comma...
Army Aviation and Troop Command
NSIAD-97-142R: Published: Apr 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the disestablishment and movement of the Army's Aviation and Troop Command (ATCOM) from St. Louis, Missouri, to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, focusing on the: (1) Army's one-time cost estimate to accomplish the realignment; (2) Army's annual recurring savings estimate; and (3) health concerns raised about a building being renovated at Re...
Military Base Closures: Reducing High Costs of Environmental Cleanup Requires Difficult Choices
NSIAD-96-172: Published: Sep 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs of the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental cleanup efforts under the base realignment and closure (BRAC) process, focusing on the: (1) reasons that cleanups are so costly; and (2) potential for reducing costs and the impact on program goals.GAO found that: (1) as of March 1996, DOD had allocated about $3.4 billion for the BRAC env...
Military Personnel Reassignments: Services Are Exploring Opportunities to Reduce Relocation Costs
NSIAD-96-84: Published: Feb 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the services' practices for relocating personnel, focusing on whether: (1) opportunities exist to reduce the costs of permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves; (2) the number of moves and related costs have decreased in proportion to the reductions in military end stregnths; and (3) frequent reassignments significantly impair military readiness.GAO...
1996 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions to Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-95-200BR: Published: Sep 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) and the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests, focusing on potential reductions in the amounts requested for the O&M accounts.GAO found that the services' and DOD's FY 1996 O&M budget requests could be reduced by a total of about $4.9 billion including reductions in funding levels for activities such...
1995 Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-94-246BR: Published: Sep 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1994.
GAO reviewed the military services' operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests for fiscal year (FY) 1995, focusing on whether the O&M accounts should be funded in the amounts requested.GAO found that: (1) the military services' and defense activities' O&M budget requests for FY 1995 could be reduced by about $4.5 billion; (2) the services and defense activities could realize O&M budget saving...
AFMD-93-70R: Published: May 4, 1993. Publicly Released: May 4, 1993.
Pursuant to an Army request, GAO reviewed the electronic authentication system used in the Army's Reserve Component Automation System (RCAS). GAO noted that: (1) the electronic signatures generated by the authentication system do not provide the same quality of evidence as handwritten signatures; (2) the system's cryptographic algorithms and techniques have not received required approval from the...
Military Bases: Army Revised Cost Estimates for the Rock Island and Other Realignments to Redstone
NSIAD-93-59FS: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's cost estimates to move portions of the Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.GAO found that: (1) construction estimates for the realignments to Redstone have changed from $55.2 million, estimated in July 1991, to $41.6 million, estimated in October 1992; (2) construction costs estimates differed because of the numbe...
Reserve Officers' Training Corps: Less Need for Officers Provides Opportunity for Significant Savings
NSIAD-91-102: Published: May 6, 1991. Publicly Released: May 13, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the military services' Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) programs.GAO found that: (1) due to reductions in officer end strength, Air Force and Army ROTC programs have produced over 9,000 more graduates than needed since 1987; (2) the Navy averted large-scale overproduction of officers by making adjustments to its officer candidate school; (3)...
Military Bases: Response to Questions on the Realignment of Forts Devens and Huachuca
NSIAD-90-235: Published: Aug 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Commission on Base Realignment and Closure's recommendations to the Army to realign its activities at two commands, focusing on whether: (1) there were any military benefits from the realignment; (2) there were any cost savings resulting from the realignment; and (3) the Commission assessed the economic impact of the realignment...