Military cost control (21 - 30 of 60 items)
Federal Personnel: Observations on the Navy's Managing to Payroll Program
GGD-90-47: Published: Mar 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's implementation of the Managing To Payroll (MTP) program for managing its civilian personnel budget.GAO found that: (1) overall, the MTP program provided better information for use in managing its civilian payroll and personnel budget; (2) Navy managers generally believed that MTP improved their awareness of payroll costs by increasing ac...
Overseas Basing: Costs of Relocating the 401st Tactical Fighter Wing
NSIAD-89-225: Published: Sep 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's planned relocation of a tactical fighter wing from Torrejon, Spain, to Crotone, Italy, focusing on the relocation's cost and the impact of maintaining the wing, rather than deactivating it.GAO found that: (1) regardless of whether it relocated the air wing, the Air Force would spend $32 million to transfer other units from Torrejon...
Navy Maintenance: Aviation Component Repair Program Needs Greater Management Attention
NSIAD-89-171: Published: Jul 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's aviation component repair program, focusing on: (1) whether repair prices were well-supported and reasonable; (2) Navy efforts to improve efficiency and contain costs; and (3) internal program management controls.GAO found that naval aviation depots: (1) during fiscal year (FY) 1988, overhauled almost 200,000 components, with revenues of...
Aircrew Training: Developing Objective Data to Support Flying Hour Programs
NSIAD-89-99: Published: Mar 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Tactical Air Command (TAC) and Strategic Air Command (SAC) flying-hour programs, focusing on: (1) changes TAC and SAC have made to their criteria for rating units; and (2) procedures the Air Force has under development to provide additional quantitative data for base flying-hour determinations.GAO found that: (1) data exist to develop links bet...
Base Realignments and Closures
T-NSIAD-89-24: Published: Apr 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1989.
GAO discussed its evaluation of the Defense Secretary's Commission on Base Realignment and Closure's methodology for recommending realignment or closure of certain military bases. GAO selected a sample of military bases, and found that the Commission's approach for selecting bases for realignment or closure was consistent with its charter, and provided a realistic and in-depth analysis of military...
Base Support Services: Disestablishment of Two Consolidated Organizations in San Antonio
NSIAD-89-97: Published: Mar 8, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's decision to disestablish the San Antonio Real Property Maintenance Agency (SARPMA) and the San Antonio Contracting Center (SACC), focusing on the: (1) rationale for disestablishment; (2) impact on SARPMA and SACC employees; (3) costs of disestablishing SARPMA and SACC and reestablishing their services at the affected installation...
Base Realignments and Closures
T-NSIAD-89-8: Published: Mar 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1989.
GAO discussed its preliminary review of the Defense Secretary's Commission on Base Realignment and Closure's recommendations for realigning or closing military installations. GAO selected a sample of military bases, and found that the Commission's approach for selecting bases for closure: (1) was appropriate and consistent with its charter and provided a realistic, in-depth analysis of military ba...
Role of the Reserves in the Total Force Policy
T-NSIAD-89-7: Published: Feb 23, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1989.
GAO discussed the role of the reserve forces in the Department of Defense's (DOD) total-force concept, their ability to carry out missions, and the difficulties DOD faces concerning its reserve components. GAO found that: (1) the total-force policy requires that reserve components be as equal and as ready as their active counterparts; (2) although the reserves' quality, training, and equipment hav...
Army Special Forces: Rationale for Relocating the 5th Special Forces Group From Fort Bragg, North Carolina
NSIAD-89-58: Published: Jan 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's rationale for relocating the 5th Special Forces Group from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to determine the: (1) impact of relocation on the Group's deployment capability; (2) relocation cost; and (3) economic impact of relocation on the Fayetteville, North Carolina, area.GAO found that the Army: (1) cited over...
Maneuver Damage: DOD Needs to Strengthen U.S. Verification of Claims in Germany
NSIAD-88-191: Published: Aug 9, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's procedures for processing maneuver damage claims stemming from the U.S. Army, Europe's (USAREUR) military training maneuvers in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG).GAO found that the U.S. Army Claims Service, Europe (USACSEUR): (1) continues to pay virtually all claims without verifying whether U.S. forces caused the d...