Military forces (71 - 80 of 102 items)
Computation of Retired Pay
B-198855: Published: Jun 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1980.
GAO was asked whether the retired pay of a former Coast Guard member was properly computed. The claimant, retired for disability, contended that his retired pay was not accurate because it did not include an additional 10 percent authorized by certain provisions of the Coast Guard Personnel Manual which provide that retired pay may be increased by 10 percent of active duty pay for members whose av...
Payments Incident to the Correction of Military Records
B-193608: Published: Apr 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Analysis of Requirements for Recurring Reports to the Congress
PAD-80-72: Published: Apr 18, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1980.
As part of its efforts to fulfill its responsibilities under the law, GAO maintains an inventory on congressional reporting requirements. This inventory, established in 1976, is the principal source used in its analysis of requirements for recurring reports. In response to a request from a Senator, information was compiled on congressional reporting requirements.Currently, the GAO database contain...
Opportunities To Achieve Savings Through Legislative Action
111856: Mar 10, 1980
One of the basic statutory mandates of GAO is to make recommendations to the Congress "looking to greater economy and efficiency in public expenditures." Congressional action on GAO recommendations resulted in a large portion of the $2.5 billion in measurable savings attributed to GAO. In addition, the agencies take action on GAO recommendations which improve the economy, efficiency, or effectiven...
ADP Related Documents
113569: Mar 5, 1980
This compilation of automatic data processing (ADP)-related documents is primarily a listing of GAO ADP-related reports from 1958 through December 1979. It also includes some agency responses to GAO reports, Comptroller General decisions, or General Counsel opinions relating to ADP, and guidance to some non-Federal information processing publications. The list was published in hopes that prior rep...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-80-1: Published: Jan 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1980.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense. While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and departmental officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1981.Reports concerning national defense ar...
Implementation of the Randolph-Sheppard Act Amendments of 1974
109233: Apr 30, 1979
Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act Amendments of 1974, income from vending machines on Federal property must be shared with blind vendors or State blind vendor agencies. The regulations of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) are not being properly implemented by the Department of Defense (DOD). DOD contends that all exchange system vending machines are excluded from the income-shar...
Alleged Irregularities at the Weber Basin Job Corps Center, Utah
B-130515: Published: Jun 18, 1974. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor Compliance Activities
HRD-78-167: Published: Sep 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1978.
A limited review was conducted of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) implementation of equal employment opportunity requirements for Government contractors. Little progess has been made in obtaining a comprehensive listing of contractor facilities under each compliance agency's responsibility, and OFCCP and agency officials are still not sure that all contractors subject t...
Trends in A/E Contracting
107243: Jul 21, 1978
A preliminary examination was performed of trends with respect to the participation of small, new, and minority firms in the Corps of Engineers' A/E contracts.Data are not available on the extent of contracting with minorities but, beginning in 1978, the Corps of Engineers has established goals of 5 percent of contracts and 5 percent of dollar value. With respect to small businesses, the majority...