Military forces (61 - 70 of 146 items)
Variations in the Military Services' Contingency Hospital Programs
HRD-82-101: Published: Jul 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1982.
GAO studied the similarities and differences of the approaches the military services follow to develop their contingency hospital programs, with an emphasis on: (1) the cost to obtain, store, and maintain the hospitals; (2) the operational requirements of the hospitals; and (3) the extent to which the services are coordinating their programs.GAO found that a number of cost and operational differen...
Request To Fully Fund Two Nuclear Aircraft Carriers in Fiscal Year 1983
MASAD-82-27: Published: Mar 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's proposal for fully funding two nuclear aircraft carriers in fiscal year (FY) 1983 to determine if their projected delivery schedule and cost avoidance estimate are achievable. According to the Navy, fully funding both carriers in FY 1983 will result in a delivery date for each which will be about 2 years earlier than would be possible if...
Contractors' Use of Foreign Labor on Federal Contracts
PLRD-82-23: Published: Dec 16, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1981.
GAO responded to concerns about the Navy's use of small business contractors who allegedly employ foreign labor in the performance of Government contracts outside the United States.After reviewing pertinent laws, GAO concluded that none of the Navy procurements mentioned in constituent complaints violated these statutes. The Walsh-Healey Act is limited to supply contracts and would not prevent a c...
Selected Provisional Payments Under Regional Defense Contracts
117081: Dec 1, 1981
GAO examined selected provisional payments under contracts administered by the Defense Contract Administration Services Region (DCASR), Boston. In conducting its investigation, GAO visited the DCASR regional offices in Boston and the management area offices in Boston and Hartford. The purpose of the visits was to examine the procedures and controls related to provisional approval of contractor rei...
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...
Review of DOD Contracts Awarded Under OMB Circular A-76
PLRD-81-58: Published: Aug 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1981.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a sample of contracts awarded by the Department of Defense (DOD) under the provisions of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, which prescribes the policies for acquiring commercial or industrial products and services needed by the Government. DOD implements the Circular through its Commercial and Industrial-Type Activities (CITA) p...
Improving the Credibility and Management of the Federal Work Force Through Better Planning and Budgetary Controls
FPCD-81-54: Published: Jul 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1981.
GAO was asked to address problems associated with workforce planning, including the use of the indirect workforce, personnel ceilings, and the limitations of agency budget data in identifying total workforce costs. In response, GAO conducted a review which covered the period of November 1980 to May 1981. GAO and other reports addressing the use of personnel ceilings and the development and use of...
Relocation of AIR-630 From California to Washington, D.C.
PLRD-81-15: Published: Apr 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1981.
GAO was requested to inquire into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) decision to relocate its Target and Range Systems Division (AIR-630) from Camarillo, California, to NAVAIR headquarters in Washington, D.C. In October 1980, NAVAIR stated that it had thoroughly reviewed the AIR-630 mission and operation and had determined that the move would reduce operational costs. The NAVAIR review showed...
Recruiting Management in the Armed Services
FPCD-80-78: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO conducted a limited review of recruiting management practices of the armed services. GAO found some service-unique problems which were reported to the services in question. Many of the problems have either already been corrected or are now being corrected.Problem areas noted in the Navy included: recruiters' quality of life, treatment of urban versus rural recruiters, control operations, delay...
Recruiting Management in the United States Marine Corps
FPCD-80-59: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) recruiting program. Included in review were selected recruiting activities performed at USMC headquarters and four selected subordinate stations. GAO examined documentation and interviewed officials, including recruiters concerned with management and production.GAO found that the USMC had taken positive steps to improve its recruit...