U.S. Army (21 - 30 of 62 items)
Potential Economic Advantages of Procuring U.S. Peanuts in Lieu of Foreign Peanuts for Military Exchange Activities
B-114824: Published: May 28, 1971. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1983.
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Army Can Benefit From Lessons Learned in Developing a New Facilities Management Information System
AFMD-83-85: Published: Jul 21, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Army's automated facilities engineer management information system, known as the Integrated Facilities Systems (IFS).The IFS has not fulfilled one of the Army's major goals of providing accurate and timely data on Army real property facilities, including the backlog of maintenance and repairs. The system was intended to be used by (1) installation managers for conducting facilitie...
Progress Made by AH-64 Helicopter Contractors in Preparing for High Rate Production
NSIAD-83-4: Published: Jun 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's AH-64 Apache helicopter program, focusing on the ability of the prime contractors to meet production deliveries for the fiscal year (FY) 1984 buy.The Army and its contractors have made significant progress in reducing the development, testing, and production readiness risks in the Apache program. Further, the Army has continued to int...
Full-Time Support Personnel Programs in the Army and Air Force Reserve Components
121561: Jun 8, 1983
Testimony was given concerning GAO views on: (1) whether the planned growth in the full-time support programs in the Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve is justified; and (2) whether proposed conversions of civilian technical positions in the Army Reserve to full-time, active-duty positions would be cost effective. GAO examined the methodologies used by the Army in two evaluations to det...
The Army's Award of a Contract for Power Supply Units Under the Authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(a)(16)
PLRD-83-53: Published: Mar 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the price differential between establishing another source and using an existing source to produce power supply units for conventional ammunition.GAO found that, under existing legislation or regulation, there is no cost limit or ceiling for the establishment of a second source to provide power supply units for mobilization base purposes. Legisl...
Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
PLRD-83-1: Published: Oct 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the extent to which the Army's proposed consolidation of the Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Comptroller's mission at Fort Drum, New York, had altered the estimated costs and savings associated with the proposed realinement.In a previous report, GAO had found that the Army was concerned about the potential deterioration of financial support t...
Review of Costs To Close the Frankford Arsenal
PLRD-82-53: Published: May 19, 1982. Publicly Released: May 21, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs associated with the closing of the Frankford Arsenal in Pennsylvania. GAO was also asked to review why the Army incurred costs to paint buildings at Frankford that may eventually be demolished.GAO believes that the Army's estimate of $66 million to close Frankford Arsenal is reasonable. However, caretaker costs will increase the $66 milli...
Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
PLRD-82-11: Published: Oct 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1981.
GAO was requested to review the Army's current proposal to realine Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. Concerns were expressed about the differences between the Army's initial and current studies supporting the realinement decision and a GAO report which questioned the Army's use of the initial study as a basis for its realinement decision.The Army's current study compares two realinement alternati...
Entitlement to Reimbursement of Mileage for Attending Labor Contract Negotiations
B-201714(MRV): Published: May 19, 1981. Publicly Released: May 19, 1981.
An advance decision was requested concerning a claim for travel expenses by an employee who was on official time while serving as a representative in a labor negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement. While an official representative at a collecive bargaining negotiation, an employee is entitled to payment from the agency for travel and per diem expenses. This policy was recently reaffirmed...
Does Army Decisionmaking Process Include Both Active and Reserve Components?
FPCD-81-37: Published: Mar 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1981.
Total Force management involves decisionmaking that makes use of all available manpower components to fill manpower needs. GAO evaluated the Army's decisionmaking process, dealing mainly with recruiting and retention, to see if Total Force policy is being carried out. GAO did not evaluate the decisions themselves, but considered only whether all components were consulted and whether their views we...