Military forces (101 - 110 of 711 items)
Army Force Rotations
NSIAD-92-237R: Published: Jun 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the Army's past and present use of force rotations to determine the feasibility of this approach to reducing permanently stationed forces overseas. GAO noted that: (1) key drawbacks of past force rotation programs were the higher cost of rotations versus permanent stationing of troops, reduced combat readiness due to rotations, increased person...
Nuclear Personnel Reliability Program
NSIAD-92-193R: Published: May 15, 1992. Publicly Released: May 15, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Personnel Reliability Program for ensuring that employees assigned to nuclear-related duties are reliable and trustworthy. GAO found that DOD is revising the program's governing directive to address such issues as: (1) formal training for program monitors for properly obtaining and considering appropriate information on employees; (2) more specific sc...
Federal Fitness Facilities
GGD-92-10R: Published: May 7, 1992. Publicly Released: May 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the extent to which federal agencies support federal fitness facilities with appropriated funds. GAO noted that: (1) 40 of 77 departments and agencies surveyed reported supporting federal fitness facilities with federal appropriations; (2) those 40 departments and agencies reported supporting 1.25 million federal civilian employees and 653 fede...
Base Closures: Long and Costly Process of Reducing the Local National Work Force in Germany
NSIAD-92-62: Published: Apr 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. obligations to its local national work force in Germany resulting from the drawdown of U.S. forces, focusing on: (1) the U.S. military's basic severance pay liability according to international agreements; (2) the potential for other costs increasing that liability; and (3) whether the Army and Air Force have sufficient funds to cover those li...
Army Training: Army Analysis Overstates Signal Training Costs at Fort Sill
NSIAD-92-168: Published: Apr 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's cost analysis of its decision to relocate certain signal corps training from Fort Sill to Fort Gordon to cut training costs, focusing on whether the estimated cost differential could be substantiated.GAO found that: (1) the Army cost analysis overstated training support and base personnel costs at Fort Sill because it combined Fort Sill'...
Defense Force Management: Expanded Focus in Monitoring Civilian Force Reductions Is Needed
T-NSIAD-92-19: Published: Mar 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1992.
GAO discussed its views on the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of civilian force reductions, focusing on: (1) the accuracy and completeness of the DOD 5-year master plan; and (2) whether the plan provided an adequate baseline for monitoring force reductions involving commercial and industrial workers. GAO noted that: (1) by the end of fiscal year (FY) 1997, DOD expects to reduce its total...
Security Assistance: Shooting Incident in East Timor, Indonesia
NSIAD-92-132FS: Published: Feb 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding a shooting incident on November 12, 1991, in East Timor, Indonesia, focusing on the: (1) events surrounding the shooting incident; (2) actions the Indonesian government took after the shooting; (3) positions of International Military Education and Training (IMET)-trained Indonesian Army personnel in the East Timor command stru...
Army Reserve Components: Accurate and Complete Data Are Needed to Monitor Full-Time Support Program
NSIAD-92-70: Published: Dec 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the deployability and effectiveness of full-time support personnel occupying key positions in Army Reserve and National Guard Units, focusing on: (1) whether the Army's system for monitoring the full-time support program was adequate; and (2) the effectiveness of full-time support personnel in helping their units make the transition from peacetime...
The Civil Division, 1956-1972: Interview With Gregory J. Ahart, Henry Eschwege, and Victor L. Lowe
OP-22-OH: Published: Jan 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1992.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Gregory J. Ahart, Henry Eschwege, and Victor L. Lowe, three former GAO officials who held key management positions in the Civil Division, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded for posterity...
Transportation Activities 1946-1975: Interview with Joseph P. Normile, Fred J. Shafer, and Thomas E. Sullivan
OP-24-OH: Published: Jan 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1992.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotaped interview with Joseph P. Normile, Fred J. Shafer, and Thomas E. Sullivan, three former GAO officials who held various positions in the transportation area between 1946 and 1975, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematicall...