Military forces (91 - 100 of 307 items)
Respite Care: Insights on Federal, State, and Private Sector Involvement
T-HRD-89-12: Published: Apr 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1989.
GAO discussed the nature of national association and federal involvement in state-administered respite care programs, focusing on the extent of respite care research and evaluation in five states. GAO found that: (1) respite care was targeted to parents of disabled children, foster children, and unemployed parents to provide temporary relief to parents who were under high levels of stress, in orde...
Base Realignments and Closures
T-NSIAD-89-8: Published: Mar 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1989.
GAO discussed its preliminary review of the Defense Secretary's Commission on Base Realignment and Closure's recommendations for realigning or closing military installations. GAO selected a sample of military bases, and found that the Commission's approach for selecting bases for closure: (1) was appropriate and consistent with its charter and provided a realistic, in-depth analysis of military ba...
The Davis-Bacon Act: Applicability to Supply Contract at Defense Depot, Tracy, California
HRD-89-13: Published: Jan 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) complied with the Davis-Bacon Act in awarding a $4.2-million contract in August 1986 for the supply and installation of a material handling system at the Defense Depot in Tracy, California.GAO found that: (1) DLA considered the contract to be a supply contract, rather than a construction contract, and used...
Army Special Forces: Rationale for Relocating the 5th Special Forces Group From Fort Bragg, North Carolina
NSIAD-89-58: Published: Jan 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's rationale for relocating the 5th Special Forces Group from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to determine the: (1) impact of relocation on the Group's deployment capability; (2) relocation cost; and (3) economic impact of relocation on the Fayetteville, North Carolina, area.GAO found that the Army: (1) cited over...
NATO-Warsaw Pact: U.S. and Soviet Perspectives of the Conventional Force Balance
NSIAD-89-23A: Published: Dec 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a detailed description of the topics covered during the Conventional Defense Study Group's workshops on the balance of conventional forces from both the U.S. and Soviet perspectives.GAO found that the participants addressed four categories, including: (1) the assessment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-Warsaw Pact balance of conv...
Reports Issued in December 1988
137827: Dec 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in December 1988...
Navy Strategic Forces: Trident II Proceeding Toward Deployment
NSIAD-89-40: Published: Nov 21, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the acquisition status of the Navy's Trident II system.GAO found that the: (1) Trident II system development is on schedule; (2) Navy will need to continue testing the system after the December 1989 initial operational capability date to obtain sufficient data to verify missile performance; (3) Department of Defense's December 31, 1987, estimated p...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. V, No. 2
138180: Nov 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of November 1988. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, and procurement, and other related issues...
Boating and Fishing: Administration of the Wallop-Breaux Trust Fund
RCED-89-32BR: Published: Oct 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Sport Fish Restoration Account of the Aquatic Resource Trust Fund to determine: (1) why the revenues increased; (2) the accuracy of the Department of the Treasury's revenue estimates and accounting procedures; and (3) how states spent their funds. GAO also analyzed the Fund's Boat Safety Account to determine how states and the Coast Guard us...
Aircraft Basing: Assessment of Navy's May 1988 Basing Study for the TACAMO Aircraft
NSIAD-88-242BR: Published: Sep 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's life-cycle cost study to determine the adequacy of its decision to base its new E-6A aircraft at Tinker Air Force Base.GAO found that the Navy: (1) projected life-cycle costs using constant fiscal year 1985 dollars; (2) did not consider the time value of money, although the expenditure rate over the 30-year period varied considerably acc...