Military personnel (61 - 70 of 97 items)
Inpatient Care at Quantico Naval Hospital Should Not Be Resumed
HRD-80-26: Published: Nov 29, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1979.
GAO was requested to determine the cost-effectiveness of discontinuing inpatient care at Quantico Naval Hospital, Quantico, Virginia, and to determine the adequacy of emergency facilities at Quantico. A Navy feasibility study predicted a savings of $439,000 to the government from discontinuing inpatient care at the facility. However, a GAO review of this study identified deficiencies in the method...
Resource Scarcity in Interdependent Public Sector: Challenges and Opportunities
094322: Nov 13, 1979
No summary is currently available...
Selected Federal Accounts: Past Outlays and GAO Recommendations
PAD-79-73: Published: Sep 19, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1979.
GAO was requested to examine the 10 largest spending programs in each of the 12 cabinet-level departments, track expenditure growth in these programs for several years, and estimate the dollar value of waste and inefficient expenditures in each of these 120 programs. GAO was also requested to suggest legislative remedies and other ways to reduce and eliminate waste. Recent growth in the 10 largest...
Review of the Army's Decision To Disestablish the Training Center at Fort Dix, New Jersey
LCD-79-325: Published: Aug 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1979.
Over the past several years the Army has announced a number of realinements to reduce support costs and headquarters and overhead structure, and to improve Army combat forces. One such announcement, dated March 29, 1979, included the transfer of training functions from Fort Dix, New Jersey, to Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and Fort Bliss, Texas. GA...
Realignment of the Aerospace Defense Command
LCD-79-119: Published: Jun 25, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1979.
The results of an Air Force review supported the idea that certain mission responsibilities could be transferred from the Aerospace Defense Command to other major commands. The projected savings for the proposed realignment of the Air Force Aerospace Defense Command have decreased since the original estimate. In January 1978, the Air Force projected a net staff reduction of 1,084, a recurring net...
Changes Needed in Operating Military Clubs and Alcohol Package Stores: Volume II
FPCD-79-9A: Published: Apr 23, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1979.
The military club system is having considerable financial difficulties. In addition to management problems, many clubs are experiencing low patronage by eligible personnel because of the inability of the club system to adequately meet their needs. A survey questionnaire was developed and used to obtain information on the perceptions of active-duty military personnel about their club system and re...
Additional Cost of the All-Volunteer Force
FPCD-78-11: Published: Feb 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1978.
The move from a conscripted to an all-volunteer force (AVF) has caused annual cost increases of more than $3 billion since 1973. The cost of implementation of the AVF as reflected in the budget was examined; the budgetary approach represents a reasonable assessment of the costs associated with creating and establishing the AVF.Annual cost increases attributable to the all-volunteer force were abou...
Additional Cost of the All-Volunteer Force
104778: Feb 5, 1978
Using the budget as a basis for examination, GAO estimated that the annual cost increase from fiscal years 1971 through 1977 attributable to the All-Volunteer Force (AVF) were about $.09 billion in 1971, $1.5 billion in 1972, $3.0 billion in 1973, $3.3 billion in 1974, $3.4 billion in 1975, $3.3 billion in 1976, $.8 billion in 1976 transition quarter, and at least $3.1 billion in 1977. Costs were...
Proposed Closure of Kincheloe Air Force Base, Michigan
LCD-77-321: Published: Apr 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1977.
The proposed closure of Kincheloe Air Force Base is part of a continuing effort by the Air Force to reduce support and overhead costs and to reallocate additional resources for force modernization and increased combat capability.Numerous errors were found in the Air Force's estimate of costs and savings if Kincheloe were closed. The current proposed closure could result in annual recurring savings...