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[Comments on USIA Employee's Claim for Conference Expenses]
B-256156: Published: Jun 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
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Strategic Sealift: Summary of Workshop on Crewing the Ready Reserve Force
NSIAD-94-177: Published: Jun 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether recent improvements to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF) meet defense needs, focusing on the: (1) impact of the declining U.S. commercial merchant marine manpower pool on U.S. sealift capability; (2) impediments to timely crewing; and (3) various crewing proposals.GAO found that government agencies, commercial ship managers, and organized marit...
Navy Laboratories: Response to Questions on the Norfolk Detachment Disestablishment
NSIAD-94-114BR: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the disestablishment of the Norfolk, Virginia detachment of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC).GAO found that: (1) under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission's (BRAC) recommendations, the Norfolk detachment will be closed and relocated to the NUWC Newport division, leaving 9 personnel in Norfolk to monitor ships...
NATO Nuclear Bases: U.S. Should Seek Needs Reassessment and Increased Alliance Contributions
NSIAD-94-84: Published: Dec 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1993.
GAO provided information on U.S. nuclear bombs stored at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nuclear strike bases, focusing on the: (1) nuclear strike base requirement; (2) U.S. costs associated with supporting the NATO nuclear mission; and (3) problems U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) have in implementing and monitoring allied compliance with bilateral agreements.GAO found that: (1) NATO c...
Conscientious Objectors: Number of Applications Remained Small During the Persian Gulf War
NSIAD-94-35: Published: Nov 9, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) handling of conscientious objector applications from armed forces members, focusing on the: (1) number of applications and approval rates for fiscal year (FY) 1988 through FY 1991, particularly during the time of the Persian Gulf War; (2) impact of the number of applications on readiness; (3) applicants' characteri...
Advance Sheets: Volume 73, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-94-11: Published: Dec 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1993.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of December 1993...
VRA Appointments For On-call Positions
GGD-94-31R: Published: Oct 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Vietnam veterans' allegations that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) withheld certain rights and entitlements due them as recipients of veterans readjustment appointments (VRA). GAO found that: (1) the veterans' VRA rights and entitlements were not denied; (2) although positions filled through VRA appointments usually lead to permanent full-time p...
AIMD-93-66R: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Navy inspectors general activities, focusing on a draft revision of Instruction 5040.7K which prescribes the objectives, policies, and procedures that inspectors general staff are to follow when inspecting Navy units. GAO found that: (1) the objectives and policies of the Naval Command Inspection Program are stated differen...
Haiti: Costs of U.S. Programs and Activities Since the 1991 Military Coup
NSIAD-93-252FS: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs of U.S. involvement in Haiti since the overthrow of its president by a military coup in September 1991.GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense and the Coast Guard have incurred $59.12 million and $24.51 million in costs for patrolling the waters surrounding Haiti; (2) the Agency for International Development has spent over $69 milli...
Military Aid to Egypt: Tank Coproduction Raised Costs and May Not Meet Many Program Goals
NSIAD-93-203: Published: Jul 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the costs and benefits of the M1A1 tank coproduction program in Egypt, focusing on the: (1) rationale for the U.S.-Egyptian coproduction agreement; (2) cost of coproduction compared to the cost of supplying complete tanks; and (3) future plans for the Egyptian tank factory.GAO found that: (1) the Defense Security Assistance Agency's...