Military forces (1 - 10 of 33 items)
GAO History, 1921-1991
OP-3-HP: Published: Nov 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1991.
GAO presented a brief history of the first 70 years of GAO, focusing on: (1) the expanding role of GAO in the federal government; (2) its evolution from a voucher-checking staff to one of the most respected audit organizations in the world; and (3) its values and cultures. GAO conducted this work as part of its program to record key government official's observations and impressions and ensure tha...
DOD Counter-Drug Activities: GAO Review of DOD's Compliance With FY 1989 DOD Authorization Act
T-NSIAD-90-3: Published: Oct 17, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1989.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of 1988 legislation which increased its anti-drug activities by establishing DOD as the lead agency for: (1) detecting and monitoring the entry of illegal drugs into the United States; (2) integrating U.S. command, control, communications, and technical intelligence assets into an effective interdiction communications network; and (3)...
General Accounting Office Thesaurus
OIRM-85-3: Published: Sep 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1985.
The second edition of the GAO Thesaurus provides a complete cross-referencing for subject areas, directing the user to synonyms, broader and narrower terms, and otherwise related terms. The Thesaurus lists more than 3,200 terms, and will be used to index all GAO documents and to store and retrieve information from the GAO documents database...
Analysis of the Implementation of DOD's Resources Management Public Affairs Plan
NSIAD-85-53: Published: Feb 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of Defense (DOD) Public Affairs Plan which was designed to enhance media and public understanding of and support for the DOD management improvement program.GAO was unable to determine the full extent of the plan's activities and their associated costs; however, based on an examination of available speeches and transcripts, GAO did...
Major Defense Issues Being Addressed by the General Accounting Office
NSIAD-85-42: Published: Mar 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1985.
GAO summarized the types of defense issues and questions that Congress will address over the next few years, and it discussed several of the completed and ongoing congressional studies on the issues.GAO believes that the sizable increases in defense budgets over the past few years require additional efforts on the part of Department of Defense (DOD) officials to ensure that the funds are spent eff...
U.S. General Accounting Office Background Paper on Reducing the Federal Budget: Strategies and Examples
OPP-81-1: Published: Feb 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1981.
This report is designed to assist Congress during its consideration of the fiscal year 1982 budget by identifying ways to reduce Federal spending and increase Federal revenues. The report is divided into three chapters. The first chapter provides GAO views on the Congressional Budget Office's options for reducing the Federal budget and notes the specific GAO official to contact for more detailed d...
Recruiting Management in the United States Army Recruiting Command
FPCD-80-61: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC). The audit was conducted at USAREC headquarters and Midwest Region Recruiting Command, and the Army Recruiting Districts. GAO reviewed pertinent records, interviewed management and recruiting officials, and observed the organizational structure.The Army recently completed the most massive investigation of recruiter mal...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1979
B-119600: Published: Jan 25, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 25, 1980.
The activities of GAO are reported for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1979. These activities included assistance to the Congress; auditing/evaluation; legal services and decisions; financial management improvement; settlement of claims; savings and other accomplishments; operating expenses; staffing; participation on Boards, Councils, and Commissions; and proposed legislation affecting GAO. L...
General Accounting Office Publications
092180: Dec 31, 1979
No summary is currently available...
General Accounting Office Publications
108919: Dec 31, 1978
This is a list of the reports of GAO audits and surveys concerning United States Government activities during 1978. The reports are listed by functions of government, and an index by agency is also included. In addition, listings of other publications, Congressional testimony by GAO officials, and speeches by the Comptroller General are presented...