U.S. Army (71 - 80 of 117 items)
Undergraduate Helicopter Pilot Training: Consolidation Could Yield Significant Savings
FPCD-80-37: Published: Jan 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1980.
Certain details are provided from GAO workpapers that supported previous findings concerning the consolidation of undergraduate helicopter pilot training at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Information was requested on the differences between the Department of the Navy's current training program and the one proposed under consolidation, and some of the intangible benefits the Navy might lose under consolidat...
Request for Relief From Accountability
B-196495: Published: Jan 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
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...
Review of the Consolidation of the Finance and Accounting Centers of the Military Traffic Management Command
LCD-79-331: Published: Aug 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1979.
An audit was requested of the proposed consolidation of the Finance and Accounting Center of the Military Traffic Management Command, Oakland Army Base, California, with a similar center located at the Military Ocean Terminal, Bayonne, New Jersey.The Army reported in its June 1978 realignment summary that the consolidation of the Military Traffic Management Command would save the Government $322,9...
Review of Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
LCD-79-329: Published: Aug 23, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1979.
Based on a study made in 1976, the Department of Defense decided to terminate active Army use of Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, and to pass control of the installation to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The garrison at Fort Meade, Maryland, would assume the area support mission from Fort Indiantown Gap. An appraisal was made to determine the cost and savings that could be expected under the...
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...
Weaknesses in the Army European Command's Financial Management System
FGMSD-79-8: Published: Dec 20, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 1978.
A questionnaire survey to evaluate the procedures and controls over revenue and expenditure transactions in the United States Army, Europe, and the Seventh Army, was conducted at command headquarters and seven finance and accounting activities. The survey was designed to identify potential problem areas in the system of internal controls over collections, disbursements, imprest funds, and obligat...
Physical Inventory Programs of the Army and Navy Can Be Improved
LCD-78-247: Published: Oct 24, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1978.
Controls over the physical inventories of the Army and Navy were studied to determine if their objectives were being accomplished and if performance standards were being met. Department of Defense (DOD) Instruction 4140.35 prescribes the basic elements of the physical inventory control program and allows the individual services to impose more stringent requirements which they have done in their im...
Audit Report of the National Woman's Relief Corps for the Year Ended September 30, 1977
B-55712: Published: Mar 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1978.
The audit report of the National Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, for the year ended September 30, 1977, was reviewed to determine whether the report complied with the financial reporting requirements for federally chartered corporations. The report was prepared by a firm of certified public accountants. It included a statement of the scope of audit and the audito...
Internal Auditing in the Department of the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense
102818: Jul 27, 1977
The internal audit function of the Department of the Army needs strengthening so its auditors can keep top management informed as to how operations are conducted and how recommendations for improvements are carried out. During fiscal years 1973 through 1976, the Army Audit Agency issued about 3,260 audit reports which identified opportunities for hundreds of millions of dollars in savings to the D...