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Serving the Congress
135128: Jan 1, 1988
GAO published a booklet describing: (1) GAO functions and responsibilities; (2) how it ensures the quality of its work; (3) how it reports the results of its work; and (4) how to obtain GAO services...
Then and Now: An Interview With John Kenneth Galbraith
137157: Jan 1, 1988
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 3, Fall 1988, presents a round-table discussion of current economic events, focusing on: (1) the differences between the effects of the 1929 stock market crash and the October 1987 crash; (2) deposit insurance and bank bail-outs; (3) the current trade deficit and international competition; (4) the deregulation of the financial services industry;...
Air Force Pilots: Developing and Sustaining a Stable, Combat-Ready Force
NSIAD-88-49BR: Published: Dec 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's career-rated management process for its senior officers, particularly its pilots.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force has been unable to maintain either a pilot inventory equal to its requirements or a stable, combat-ready force for its major weapon systems; (2) operational units were unable to give new pilots the opportunity to bec...
Controversy Regarding the Ready Reserve Force
T-NSIAD-88-7: Published: Nov 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1987.
GAO discussed: (1) a disagreement between the Navy and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) concerning which agency was responsible for the Ready Reserve Force (RRF); (2) whether RRF was part of the National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF); and (3) the potential adverse effect the disagreement would have on RRF rapid sealift response capability and readiness. GAO found that: (1) the interagency agreem...
Navy Contracting: Cost Overruns and Claims Potential on Navy Shipbuilding Contracts
NSIAD-88-15: Published: Oct 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 22 selected Navy shipbuilding contracts to determine the effects of increased competition, focusing on: (1) whether the Navy can execute the contracts within the funding appropriated; (2) the status of current and future claims against the government; (3) the actions that the Navy is taking to address current and anticipated claims; and (4) whether...
Annual Index of Reports Issued in FY 1987
134589: Nov 1, 1987
GAO published its Annual Index of Reports issued in fiscal year 1987...
Reports Issued in November 1987
134642: Nov 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in November 1987...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 12
135000: Sep 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of September 1987. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...
Reports Issued in September 1987
134158: Sep 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in September 1987...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 11
134526: Aug 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of August 1987. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...