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Military Airlift: Information on Gander Crash and Improved Controls Over Military Charters
NSIAD-90-243BR: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's participation in the Canadian investigation of the 1985 aircraft crash in Newfoundland, focusing on: (1) U.S. agencies' roles in assisting the Canadian Aviation Safety Board in its investigation; (2) the plane's cargo; and (3) military actions to ensure U.S. military charter safety and security.GAO found that: (...
Status of Compliance With the Computer Security Act of 1987
T-IMTEC-88-8: Published: Sep 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed federal agencies' compliance with Computer Security Act of 1987 requirements to: (1) establish training programs; and (2) identify computer systems that contain sensitive information. GAO found that: (1) 74 of the 89 agencies identified all of their sensitive systems; (2) six agencies had not yet identified all of their sensitive systems; and (...
Federal Employee Suggestion Program
T-GGD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1987.
GAO discussed the implementation and effectiveness of federal employee suggestion programs, focusing on such programs in the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of State, and the Architect of the Capitol. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was responsible for issuing regulations to carry out such programs; (2) 36 agencies reported achieving tangible benefits of about...
H.R. 2985, Bill To Protect the Jobs of Nonappropriated Fund Whistleblowers
116443: Sep 23, 1981
GAO supports H.R. 2985, a bill to provide employment protection to nonappropriated fund employees in the Department of Defense (DOD) post exchange system who report instances of fraud or mismanagement. However, GAO believes that the bill should be amended to clarify the appeals process. Present and former exchange employees have requested GAO to conduct investigations of a variety of problems. Som...