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Public Affairs: Personnel Engaged in Public and Congressional Affairs in Federal Agencies
GGD-93-71FS: Published: Mar 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the number of personnel engaged in public and congressional affairs activities in 31 selected federal agencies.GAO found that: (1) the estimated full-time equivalent (FTE) personnel engaged in public and congressional affairs during fiscal years (FY) 1991 and 1992 has increased since FY 1985; (2) 26 agencies reported FTE totals for public and congr...
Defense Force Management: Challenges Facing DOD as It Continues to Downsize Its Civilian Work Force
NSIAD-93-123: Published: Feb 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1993.
GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) reduction of its civilian workforce.GAO found that: (1) DOD had reduced its civilian workforce by 127,000 positions, which represented half of its targeted reductions; (2) sizeable reductions were still required to meet workforce goals, and most reductions would come from the Army and Navy civilian workforces; (3) DOD lacks clear guidel...
Alleged Materiel Disposal
NSIAD-93-139R: Published: Mar 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations that serviceable equipment and supplies provided for use in Operation Desert Shield were improperly disposed of in Saudi Arabia. GAO noted that: (1) seven soldiers reported seeing serviceable equipment and supplies burned and buried in Saudi Arabia, but other personnel were not aware of any instances; (2) Army documents showed no eviden...
Defense Business Fund
AFMD-93-52R: Published: Mar 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative mandate, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) progress in implementing the Defense Business Operations Fund. GAO found that: (1) DOD has not completed policies to govern the Fund's operations and does not anticipate completion until September 1993; (2) DOD needs to define procedures to implement its policies and make changes in its financial systems; (3) DOD has...
Army Training: Replacement Brigades Were More Proficient Than Guard Roundout Brigades
NSIAD-93-4: Published: Nov 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed active Army brigades which replaced the National Guard's combat roundout brigades in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, focusing on: (1) brigade comparisons in terms of leadership training, military occupational specialty rates, gunnery qualification rates, and collective training; (2) whether the replacement brigades' new equipmen...
[Comments on Benefits Payable to the Heirs of Deceased Retired Navy Member]
B-238482.2: Published: Sep 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1992.
No summary is currently available...
Strategic Defense Initiative: Some Claims Overstated for Early Flight Tests of Interceptors
NSIAD-92-282: Published: Sep 8, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the accuracy of Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) claims concerning flight test results.GAO found that the: (1) Kinetic Kill Vehicle Integrated Technology Experiment (KITE) utilizes a shroud to protect the optical window sensor at the missile's front; (2) Army Strategic Defense Command inaccurately claimed that the K...
Air Force ADP: Status of Logistics Modernization Projects and CIM Impacts
IMTEC-92-66: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) 14 major logistics system modernization projects, focusing on: (1) the status of those projects; (2) whether the Air Force has evaluated any benefits derived from the completed systems; and (3) the impact that the Department of Defense's Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM) has had on those proje...
Marine Corps Training: Circumstances Surrounding the Death of a Marine and Resulting Actions
NSIAD-92-211: Published: Aug 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the death of a Marine Corps member, focusing on: (1) the events leading up to the member's death; and (2) the subsequent investigations and actions taken by the Marine Corps as a result of the incident.GAO found that: (1) the member drowned while engaging in a training exercise in Panama during October 1989; (2) a Judge Advocate General investigati...
Hazardous Waste: A North Carolina Incinerator's Noncompliance With EPA and OSHA Requirements
RCED-92-78: Published: Jun 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a hazardous waste treatment, storage, and incineration facility in North Carolina, focusing on: (1) the operator's compliance with federal environmental and worker safety laws; (2) federal and state efforts to ensure compliance with federal environmental and worker safety laws; (3) hazardous waste site disposal policies and procedures from the Envi...