U.S. Air Force (51 - 60 of 89 items)
Faster Processing of Discharges for Adverse Reasons Could Save Millions of Dollars
FPCD-80-57: Published: Jul 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1980.
GAO examined timeframes and procedures used to discharge service members for adverse reasons in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. In an earlier report, GAO recommended that the services establish time guidelines for processing administrative discharges. The Department of Defense (DOD) agreed with the intent of the recommendations, but no formal actions have been initiated.GAO believes that DOD needs...
Significant Savings Resulting From GAO Accomplishments
B-198318: Published: Apr 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1980.
The investigations and work that GAO has undertaken have resulted in significant savings to the Government. The savings have far exceeded the costs to GAO. An example of such savings is the accomplishment resulting from the review of the Air Force Phase IV computer replacement program. GAO advised the Air Force and the House Government Operations Committee that a different plan using one computer...
Moving Air Force Operations From the Washington, D.C., Area Not Cost Effective
LCD-79-326: Published: Aug 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1979.
A review of the Air Force's realinement and relocation from the National Capital Region covered the planning process, the rationale and criteria for targeting certain functions, the implementation and status of the plan, and the estimated costs and savings. Cost data compiled by the Air Force and supporting documents were reviewed, and Air Force officials were interviewed. The review was hampered...
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...
Uncollected Retroactive Utility Charges Owed the United States by the Republic of Korea Air Force
ID-79-32: Published: May 16, 1979. Publicly Released: May 17, 1979.
An investigation was conducted on the facts surrounding an alleged debt of $42,944.24 owed the United States by the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF). U.S. Government written procedures appear generally adequate to ensure that debts owed the United States by foreign governments are resolved in a timely manner. Air Force efforts to collect this debt have progressed little since collection action...
Concurrent Development and Production of MK-12A Reentry Vehicle
PSAD-79-2: Published: Oct 23, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1978.
A review of the development test and evaluation program for the MK-12A reentry vehicle system intended for deployment on Minuteman 111 missiles indicated that the MK-12A was not subjected to the Defense Systems Acquisition Council purview although significant design changes were required and estimated program costs were substantial. The decision to produce MK-12A systems for operational deployment...
An Evaluation of the U.S. Air Force's Capability To Support Its Most Demanding Pacific Theater Contingency
LCD-77-443: Published: Aug 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1978.
No summary is currently available...
Internal Auditing in the Departments of the Air Force and Navy
104811: Feb 7, 1978
A review of the Air Force Audit Agency (AFAA) indicated that the benefits of AFAA service outweighed the costs. During fiscal year 1976, AFAA issued over 5,400 audit reports which identified $242 million in potential savings and contained recommendations for lowering costs and increasing efficiency. Improvements are still needed to keep management better informed. Recommendations were made to rais...
Need for a Reassessment of the Air Force's GBU-15 Program
PSAD-78-7: Published: Nov 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1977.
No summary is currently available...
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...