Military forces (101 - 110 of 355 items)
Base Support Services: Disestablishment of Two Consolidated Organizations in San Antonio
NSIAD-89-97: Published: Mar 8, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's decision to disestablish the San Antonio Real Property Maintenance Agency (SARPMA) and the San Antonio Contracting Center (SACC), focusing on the: (1) rationale for disestablishment; (2) impact on SARPMA and SACC employees; (3) costs of disestablishing SARPMA and SACC and reestablishing their services at the affected installation...
Federal Workforce: Temporary Appointments and Extensions in Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-89-15: Published: Feb 23, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' implementation of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) delegated authority to expand and extend hiring of temporary employees, focusing on the: (1) appropriateness of agencies' appointments and extensions of temporary employees and compliance with administrative procedures; (2) OPM and agencies' monitoring approach; and (...
Navy Engineering Centers: Proposal to Change From Industrial Funding to Another Funding Method
NSIAD-89-47: Published: Dec 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposal to convert two Navy activities from industrial funding to another funding method, focusing on the: (1) rationale and justification for the conversion; (2) the conversion's impacts on employment and operations; and (3) additional costs and savings involved in the conversion.GAO found that: (1) the DOD propo...
State Department: Controlling Access to Headquarters Facilities
NSIAD-88-196BR: Published: Jun 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding the Department of State's issuance of building passes to nondepartmentmental employees.GAO found that State: (1) lacked a formal policy or criteria for granting and issuing passes; (2) cited employee morale, convenience, and access to building services to justify employee family passes; (3) routinely issued passes to personnel...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Accuracy of Statements Concerning DOE's X-Ray Laser Research Program
NSIAD-88-181BR: Published: Jun 30, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employee's allegations that two LLNL scientists misrepresented technical information regarding the Department of Energy's X-ray laser research program.GAO found that: (1) LLNL X-ray laser program and LLNL management personnel, including the employee, had made statements concerning the X-ray las...
Air Force Pilots: U.S. Air Force Requirements, Inventory, and Related Data
NSIAD-88-163: Published: Jun 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided Air Force pilot requirements and inventory data for use in evaluating future proposals to enhance pilot compensation.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force authorized 23,300 pilot positions and assigned 23,358 pilots, as of December 31, 1987; (2) updated estimates showed a shortage of about 2,000 pilots for fiscal year (FY) 1992; (3) the Air Force usual...
Federal Workforce: Use of Temporary Employees at Three Puget Sound Naval Installations
GGD-88-76: Published: Apr 18, 1988. Publicly Released: May 6, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed three Puget Sound naval installations' hiring policies to determine whether they: (1) complied with Office of Personnel Management (OPM) requirements for hiring temporary employees; and (2) properly notified temporary employees of the limited benefits available to them.GAO found that: (1) the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard was the only one of the th...
Defense Personnel: Actions Planned To Implement Reorganization Act
NSIAD-88-157: Published: Apr 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to reduce personnel assigned to permanent duty in military management headquarters and other related activities.GAO found that: (1) DOD planned to base its reductions of departmental and command headquarters personnel on authorized strength, although the Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 req...
Household Goods: Implications of Increasing Moving Companies' Liability for DOD Shipments
NSIAD-88-103: Published: Mar 24, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Military Traffic Management Command's (MTMC) proposed increase of carrier liability for the shipment of military members' household goods, to determine a fair and adequate carrier compensation rate.GAO found that it could not determine fair and adequate carrier compensation, since: (1) it was too early to determine the impact of the increase...
Inventory Management: Supply Problems at the 90th Army Reserve Command
NSIAD-88-86BR: Published: Feb 5, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed supply management practices at the 90th Army Reserve Command (ARCOM), focusing on: (1) actions taken to correct supply management problems identified in an Army Audit Agency report; and (2) allegations of theft and diversion of government property.GAO found that: (1) 90th ARCOM and its parent unit, 5th Army, are acting to correct the deficiencie...