Military personnel (11 - 20 of 59 items)
Military Aviators: Assignment Policies and Practices
NSIAD-90-213: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the aviator assignment policies and practices followed by the armed services to accommodate the assignment preferences of aviators.GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense developed and implemented general policies that affected the aviator assignment process in certain general areas, but was not involved in making specific assignments; (2)...
Legislative Proposals to Establish Professional Acquisition Corps
T-NSIAD-90-27: Published: Mar 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1990.
GAO discussed a legislative proposal to create a professional acquisition work force and corps within each military service. GAO noted that: (1) it supported the goal of developing a professional acquisition work force; (2) it had previously identified desirable characteristics of such a work force, including early entry into the profession, intensive training, a career path with incentives, and t...
Women in the Military: Career Progression Not a Current Problem but Concerns Remain
NSIAD-89-210BR: Published: Sep 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether impediments existed to equitable career progression opportunities for women in the military, focusing on assignment and promotion policies for each service.GAO found that: (1) although policy issues and factors such as combat exclusion could impede women's career progression, women's promotion rates between 1986 and 1988 were similar to men...
Navy Manpower: Management's Oversight of Civilian Substitution Lacking
NSIAD-89-5: Published: Nov 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Navy: (1) adequately supported its civilian position substitution funding requests; (2) used its funds as intended; and (3) adequately monitored its civilian position substitution procedures.GAO found that the Navy: (1) did not have complete documentation to support its civilian substitution budget requests; (2) did not have documentati...
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...
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...
Military Tour-Length and Tour-Curtailment Policies and Practices
NSIAD-85-114: Published: Jul 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain aspects of the Department of Defense's (DOD) permanent change of station and tour-length policies and practices to determine: (1) how DOD develops, justifies, and changes overseas prescribed tour lengths; and (2) whether DOD has adequate systems to ensure that service members complete their prescribed tours of duty and that individual tour...
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...