Military forces (71 - 80 of 355 items)
Federal Fitness Facilities
GGD-92-10R: Published: May 7, 1992. Publicly Released: May 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the extent to which federal agencies support federal fitness facilities with appropriated funds. GAO noted that: (1) 40 of 77 departments and agencies surveyed reported supporting federal fitness facilities with federal appropriations; (2) those 40 departments and agencies reported supporting 1.25 million federal civilian employees and 653 fede...
Base Closures: Long and Costly Process of Reducing the Local National Work Force in Germany
NSIAD-92-62: Published: Apr 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. obligations to its local national work force in Germany resulting from the drawdown of U.S. forces, focusing on: (1) the U.S. military's basic severance pay liability according to international agreements; (2) the potential for other costs increasing that liability; and (3) whether the Army and Air Force have sufficient funds to cover those li...
Federal Workforce: Agencies' Estimated Costs for Counseling and Processing Discrimination Complaints
GGD-92-64FS: Published: Mar 26, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the actual or estimated fiscal year (FY) 1991 dollar costs for discrimination complaint counseling and formal discrimination complaint processing for 13 civilian cabinet departments and 16 Department of Defense agencies.GAO found that: (1) complaint counseling and processing cost the 29 departments and agencies surveyed a total cost of about $139 m...
Defense Force Management: Expanded Focus in Monitoring Civilian Force Reductions Is Needed
T-NSIAD-92-19: Published: Mar 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1992.
GAO discussed its views on the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of civilian force reductions, focusing on: (1) the accuracy and completeness of the DOD 5-year master plan; and (2) whether the plan provided an adequate baseline for monitoring force reductions involving commercial and industrial workers. GAO noted that: (1) by the end of fiscal year (FY) 1997, DOD expects to reduce its total...
Army Inventory: Need to Improve Process for Establishing Economic Retention Requirements
NSIAD-92-84: Published: Feb 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the Army determines its economic retention requirements for inventory items, focusing on: (1) the methodology of the computer model the Army uses for calculating the economic retention requirements; (2) how the Army uses the computer model and the quality of the model's cost factors and rates inputs; and (3) the impact of model or data inaccura...
Defense Force Management: Limited Baseline for Monitoring Civilian Force Reductions
NSIAD-92-42: Published: Feb 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) 5-Year Civilian Employment Master Plan, focusing on: (1) plan accuracy and completeness; (2) whether the plan provided a baseline for monitoring force reductions; and (3) whether DOD issued force reduction guidance in response to a congressional mandate.GAO found that: (1) the 5-year DOD plan provides a limited bas...
Persian Gulf: Allied Burden Sharing Efforts
NSIAD-92-71: Published: Dec 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the burden sharing efforts of allied countries during the Persian Gulf crisis, focusing on allied contributions to the United States, the multinational force, and other countries.GAO found that: (1) as of December 15, 1991, allied countries had pledged about $54 billion in cash and in-kind support, such as equipment and transportation, to the Unite...
Defense Management: Implementation of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
NSIAD-92-97: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act provisions that permit DOD to waive specific qualification requirements pertaining to program managers and other acquisition personnel.GAO found that: (1) the act requires newly appointed program managers of major and significant nonmajor defense acqui...
Federal Recruiting: College Placement Officials' Views of the Government's Campus Outreach Efforts
GGD-92-48BR: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the results of a survey of federal agency recruiting activities at selected colleges and universities.GAO found that: (1) 35 placement officials reported that graduating seniors were either very or generally interested in meeting with federal recruiters; (2) 5 of those 35 placement officials added that some students were only interes...
The Public Service: Issues Confronting the Federal Civilian Workforce
GGD-92-24: Published: Jan 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) issues affecting the federal public service, as identified in the 74 reports and 18 testimonies it issued in 1990 on the federal public service; (2) significant improvements in federal human resource management; and (3) key recommendations it made that Congress, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and other agencies have not yet acted...