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DOD Budget: Military Personnel Program
NSIAD-97-240R: Published: Aug 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's fiscal year 1998 military personnel budget requests. GAO also reviewed the early retirement accounts that are centrally managed by the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. GAO noted that this report summarizes and updates information it provided in June 1997, but does not include any actions that may have been taken...
1998 DOD Budget: Operation and Maintenance Program
NSIAD-97-239R: Published: Aug 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1997.
GAO evaluated the military services' and the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1998 operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests, which total about $94 billion, focusing on whether the O&M accounts should be funded in the amounts requested. GAO noted that this report summarizes and updates information it provided in March, April, and June 1997, but does not include any actions that...
Ship Self Defense: Program Priorities Are Questionable
NSIAD-97-195R: Published: Aug 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1997.
As part of GAO's review of the Navy's Ship Self-Defense Program, GAO: (1) reviewed annual Ship Self-Defense and Antiair Warfare Defense program progress reports to Congress; (2) analyzed the Navy's plans for improving ship self-defense capabilities; (3) determined the extent to which scheduled improvements on various ship classes are meeting indicated priorities; and (4) sought information on the...
Cost Factors in CARE Act Formulas
HEHS-95-256R: Published: Sep 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of proposed acquired immune deficiency syndrome Title I and II funding on eligible metropolitan areas (EMA) and states. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed funding formula, with no cost factor, would increase Title I funding for 30 EMA, decrease funding for 10 EMA, and remain the same for 9 EMA; (2) after 5 years, Title I funding would inc...
AIMD-95-209R: Published: Jul 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided updated information on the proposed new sports arena project in the District of Columbia, focusing on the: (1) predevelopment project costs; (2) status of the financing proposals; and (3) revenues from the new arena tax. GAO noted that: (1) the District's estimated predevelopment costs total $56.3 million, although events and circumstances may occu...
Budget Issues: Compliance Report Required by the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990
AIMD-95-66: Published: Jan 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO submitted its compliance report covering reports issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) during the 103rd session of Congress.GAO found that: (1) the OMB and CBO reports substantially complied with the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990; (2) OMB and CB0 outlay estimates for general purpose appropriations v...
Federal Administrative Costs Under HSA
HEHS-94-187R: Published: Jun 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the administration's justifications for its administrative cost estimates under the proposed Health Security Act. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) identified the federal functions required to implement the act and estimated the costs of starting and supporting those functions for 6 years; (2) OMB had difficulty in estim...
Surface Transportation: Tight Budget Environment Requires Sound Investment Strategy
T-RCED-94-146: Published: Mar 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1994.
GAO discussed several issues affecting federal investment in the national highway infrastructure, focusing on: (1) the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) 1995 budget; (2) whether FHwA needs a project tracking system for individual highway demonstration project authorizations; (3) whether states use life-cycle costs to determine their highway budgeting; and (4) whether refinements are needed f...
Cost of Composite Wing
NSIAD-93-183R: Published: May 13, 1993. Publicly Released: May 13, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs of establishing two composite wing at two Air Force bases. GAO found that the Air Force: (1) plans to spend $143 million to establish the two composite wings, of which $27 million has been obligated; (2) could increase costs by $109 million depending on how it resolves logistical and construction matters relating to the composite wings; a...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...