Civilian employees (41 - 50 of 77 items)
Travel Management Within Federal Government
116005: Jul 30, 1981
Travel, essential to the effective administration of Government programs, has been widely perceived as an area of waste and inefficiency. GAO believes that Federal managers have focused too much attention on the accuracy of travel reimbursements after trips are made and not enough on reviewing the need for the trips. Agency officials do not always require managers to comply with Federal travel pol...
Equity and Effectiveness of AAFES Personnel Policies: Issues and Concerns
FPCD-81-53: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO reviewed certain Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) personnel policies and procedures applicable to Universal Annual (UA) employees to identify ways in which AAFES can more equitably or effectively manage its UA work force.Several areas were noted where increased management attention could benefit AAFES and could provide more effective use of nonappropriated funds. GAO specifically id...
Relocation of AIR-630 From California to Washington, D.C.
PLRD-81-15: Published: Apr 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1981.
GAO was requested to inquire into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) decision to relocate its Target and Range Systems Division (AIR-630) from Camarillo, California, to NAVAIR headquarters in Washington, D.C. In October 1980, NAVAIR stated that it had thoroughly reviewed the AIR-630 mission and operation and had determined that the move would reduce operational costs. The NAVAIR review showed...
Changes in DOD's Base Structure from 1957 to 1978
LCD-80-104: Published: Sep 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1980.
Data was summarized from Department of Defense sources in response to a request for specific information on: the number of military bases in the military base structure from 1950 to the present; and changes over time by services as to personnel, dollars appropriated, and geographical location. Data prior to 1957 and data for 1979 were not available for analysis. Data were available for installatio...
Views on H.R. 7638
B-196171: Published: Sep 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1980.
GAO was asked to comment on proposed legislation which would provide full settlement of an Air Force employee's claim for the expenses incurred incident to his transfer from a civilian position with the Department of the Army to a position with the Department of the Air Force. The claim was disallowed because there was no legal authority for reimbursement to him of the amounts claimed. The claim w...
Views on H.R. 6482
B-196449: Published: Mar 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1980.
A proposed bill would relieve a Government employee of his liability of $1,912.16 to the United States. The liability resulted from an overpayment of a travel advance incident to a permanent change of duty station. GAO disallowed the employee's claim for the total cost of his move and denied a request for waiver of debt for the overpayment since there was no legal authority for either. GAO believe...
Review of the Planned Consolidation of Defense Contract Administration Services Regions in Atlanta
LCD-80-46: Published: Mar 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1980.
A Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) study used to support the decision to close the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Defense Contract Administrative Services (DCAS) region and to reassign its mission primarily to the Atlanta, Georgia, region was reviewed. GAO was asked to review two specific issues affecting the DLA estimate of civilian personnel savings: (1) the support now being provided by the Defense...
Reimbursement of Actual Subsistence Expenses
B-196059(BRP): Published: Dec 18, 1979. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1979.
An Air Force employee claimed that his per diem expenses for a temporary duty assignment were higher than the maximum of $35 a day allowed him. The employee contended that it was impossible to obtain less expensive accommodations and meals than he did. Since the temporary duty involved normal travel with no unusual circumstances, and the area of travel has not been designated as a high rate geogra...
Claim for Payment of Separate Maintenance Allowance
B-188979: Published: Nov 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Base Realignment Study of Fort Douglas, Utah
LCD-79-333: Published: Oct 10, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1979.
A review was made of the Army's decision to close Fort Douglas, Utah, and to reassign the area support mission for Army Reserve units from that installation to Fort Carson, Colorado. Currently, the primary mission of Fort Douglas is to support assigned and tenant units and Army Reserve units in Utah, Montana, and Idaho. The Army estimated that the proposed action to close Fort Douglas would result...