U.S. Army (11 - 20 of 62 items)
Improprieties in the Award of an Army/GPO Contract for Printing-Related Services (Project 600-S)
131113: Sep 25, 1986
GAO discussed its investigation of a procurement that the Army and the Government Printing Office (GPO) conducted for electronic publishing services. GAO noted that: (1) GPO terminated the awarded contract due to an unspecified technical error in the procurement process; (2) GPO and the Army did not conduct the procurement in accordance with the Automatic Data Processing Equipment Act, which requi...
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...
Status of the Marine Corps Integrated Fire and Air Support System
NSIAD-86-111FS: Published: Apr 28, 1986. Publicly Released: May 28, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the Marine Corps' Integrated Fire and Air Support System (MIFASS) to determine the potential for merging it with similar Army fire support command and control systems.GAO found that: (1) no hardware similarities exist between MIFASS and the Army's interim Light Field Artillery Tactical Data System (LFATDS) because LFATDS is basica...
Reserve Components: Army Personnel Qualification Data Could Be Improved
NSIAD-86-53: Published: Mar 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve to determine whether the Army had an effective means of: (1) qualifying individual reservists to meet their job requirements; and (2) evaluating individual soldier proficiency.GAO found that the Army had already identified several problems affecting Reserve component training and had either initiated or planned actions to correct them; howe...
[Claim for Payment of Funds Withheld for Davis-Bacon Act Violations]
B-219809.2: Published: Feb 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1986.
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Army Regulations Governing Holiday Premimum Pay for Part-Time Civilian Employees
B-198343(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty and, in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Payment of Holiday Pay to Part-Time Employees
B-198472(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty, and in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Full-Time Manning in the Army's Reserve Components
126825: May 1, 1985
Testimony was given on the results of a GAO review of the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) Program for Reserve Components. Under the program, active National Guard and Army Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability through improved training, personnel administration, maintenance, supply, and operational activities. GAO found that the majority o...
Observations on the Army's Manpower Requirements Criteria Program
NSIAD-84-78: Published: Mar 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1984.
GAO commented on the results of its survey of the Army's Manpower Requirements Criteria (MARC) program.MARC is the process used by the Army to determine the number of soldiers needed to perform combat support and combat service support functions in deployable units. GAO concern about MARC arose from the serious problems found in the Manpower Authorization Criteria program, the predecessor to MARC,...
Impact of the Army's National Training Center on Improving Individual Soldier and Unit Abilities
NSIAD-84-51: Published: Mar 2, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed National Training Center (NTC) and selected Army units before and after their participation in exercises at NTC.The Army's NTC was established to provide soldiers with a training environment that closely parallels actual warfare. The training realism, intensiveness, and evaluation offered at NTC supplement the training accomplished by Army units at...