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Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 10
134474: Jul 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of July 1987. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 8
134473: May 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of May 1987. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, procurement, and other related issues...
Defense Organization: Advantages and Disadvantages of a Centralized Civilian Acquisition Agency
NSIAD-87-36: Published: Nov 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1986.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) reviewed reports and studies of the organizational structure for defense procurement; and (2) identified the potential advantages and disadvantages of establishing a centralized civilian procurement agency, either within or outside of the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that the establishment of a centralized agency would: (1) reduce service pa...
Historians: Information on Historian Programs in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-86-139FS: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the historian programs in the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1986, DOD employed 371 military personnel and 25 civilians in its historian programs at an estimated cost of $27,128,000; (2) the Air Force published approximately 48 major volumes with another 41 volumes in progress and 60 volumes planned; (3) the Ar...
Military Compensation: Selected Occupational Comparisons With Civilian Compensation
NSIAD-86-113: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the relationship between military and civilian compensation for similar occupations, skill levels, experience, and responsibilities.GAO determined that it could make some compensation comparisons between military and civilian jobs, but they were of limited use because: (1) comparisons for some military positions would never be possible becaus...
Information on the Accuracy of Defense Manpower Requirements
NSIAD-86-87BR: Published: Mar 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the defense manpower-requirements programs to assess the degree to which the services' policies and procedures for determining manpower needs accurately identify the quality and quantity of manpower required for national defense.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's application of staffing standards exists for only a third to a half of its shore-based pos...
Selected Defense Agencies: Current and Historical Information on Missions, Work Force, and Budget
NSIAD-86-81FS: Published: Mar 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a fact sheet showing the current and historical mission, work force, and budget of several Department of Defense agencies.GAO presented information on each agency's: (1) budget and civilian/military work force for the earliest year readily available and for fiscal year 1986; and (2) civilian occupational groups as of September 1975 and 1985, exc...
Observations on the Navy's Process for Determining Annual Enrollment Requirements
NSIAD-85-156: Published: Sep 30, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Navy's processes for determining annual enrollment requirements for functional and skill training courses.GAO found that: (1) the Navy uses two processes to plan enrollment requirements, one for certain types of skills courses and one for all other courses; (2) the process for forecasting enrollments for skills courses is not well documented and divides responsibilities among too...
Navy Management and Use of the Selective Reenlistment Bonus Program
NSIAD-85-143: Published: Sep 9, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program to determine whether: (1) the program was well managed; (2) bonuses were awarded on the basis of a larger enlisted force than annually authorized by Congress; (3) bonuses were being paid for occupations that were overstaffed; and (4) the current method of paying half of the bonus in a lump sum i...
DOD's Shipment of Service Members' Foreign-Made Automobiles
NSIAD-85-64: Published: Jun 17, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to specific questions regarding the Department of Defense's (DOD) shipment of service members' privately owned vehicles from Guam to their posts in Japan and Singapore. GAO focused on members based in Japan because relatively few vehicles were shipped from Guam for members based in Singapore during the period studied.GAO found that strict Japanese...