Military forces (61 - 70 of 102 items)
High-Quality Senior Marine Corps Officers: How Many Stay Beyond 20 Years of Service?
PEMD-85-1: Published: Nov 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1984.
GAO studied the quality of U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonels who retired at the end of 20 years of service and those who remained in the service for consideration for promotion by a colonel selection board to determine whether: (1) the best qualified lieutenant colonels left the service before being considered for promotion to colonel; and (2) quality and retention were differentiated by profe...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 63, June 1984
125550: Jun 1, 1984
GAO published its monthly digest of Comptroller General decisions for the period April through June 1984, which is found in Volume 63, pages 391 to 464...
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...
Selected Contracting and Consulting Activities of the Office of Education
B-164031(1): Published: Jun 30, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Vending Operations on Federally Controlled Property
B-176886: Published: Sep 27, 1973. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
119638: Jun 30, 1982
A list is presented of GAO reports to Congress and Federal agencies issued from January through June 1982, congressional testimonies by GAO officials, speeches by the Comptroller General, legal decisions, and publications on accounting and auditing procedures, accounting and financial auditing, intergovernmental auditing standards, and automatic data processing...
A Bibliography of Documents Issued by GAO on Matters Related to: ADP
AFMD-82-50: Published: Apr 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1982.
Computers and automatic data processing (ADP) continue to increase their contribution to agency management, resulting in both greater expenditures and an apparent irreversible, growing dependence on the technology. This combination calls for knowledge and effective management of such resources and appropriate auditing. Appropriate auditing of ADP management encompasses a review of the agency's his...
Use of New and Minority-Owned Architectural and Engineering Firms by Selected Army and Navy Activities
PLRD-82-7: Published: Oct 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Navy and Army contract award processes for architectural and engineering services. The review was made as a result of allegations from new and minority-owned firms that: (1) architectural and engineering contract awards were confined to a relatively small group of contractors; and (2) new and minority-owned firms had little or no success in being seriously considered for architect...
To Continue or Halt the Tenn-Tom Waterway? Information To Help the Congress Resolve the Controversy
CED-81-89: Published: May 15, 1981. Publicly Released: May 21, 1981.
The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway has had a long, troubled history. Congress authorized the project in 1946, but construction did not start until 1971. The approved project consists of the largest waterway currently under construction by the Corps of Engineers. The navigation portion of the waterway is scheduled for completion in 1986 and the overall project in 1988 with an estimated cost of $1.96...
Preliminary Analysis of Military Compensation Systems in the United States and Five Other Countries
FPCD-81-21: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1980.
A preliminary analysis was undertaken by GAO of the military compensation systems of the United States and five other countries. Specifically, GAO reviewed the contrasts and similarities among the systems and identified foreign pay policies or practices which offered the potential for use by the United States in countering All-Volunteer Force manpower problems.In its review, GAO found that the mil...