Military forces (91 - 100 of 354 items)
Navy Contracting: Military Sealift Command's Contract for Operating Oceanographic Ships
NSIAD-90-151: Published: Apr 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1990.
GAO reviewed whether: (1) the Military Sealift Command (MSC) complied with the Service Contract Act in awarding a contract for the operation of 10 oceanographic ships; and (2) former MSC employees improperly influenced the award.GAO found that: (1) MSC properly notified prospective contractors that the Service Contract Act would be applied to all ship operating contracts and required offerers to q...
Legislative Proposals to Establish Professional Acquisition Corps
T-NSIAD-90-27: Published: Mar 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1990.
GAO discussed a legislative proposal to create a professional acquisition work force and corps within each military service. GAO noted that: (1) it supported the goal of developing a professional acquisition work force; (2) it had previously identified desirable characteristics of such a work force, including early entry into the profession, intensive training, a career path with incentives, and t...
Army Inventory: Growth in Inventories That Exceed Requirements
NSIAD-90-68: Published: Mar 22, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the growth of the Army Aviation Systems Command's (AVSCOM) inventories beyond military requirements, focusing on: (1) causes for excessive stock increases; and (2) actions needed to limit inventory growth without affecting military capabilities.GAO found that: (1) unrequired AVSCOM inventories increased from $207 million to $804 million, or 289 per...
Army Reservists: Peacetime Screening to Identify Key Civilian Employees Is Inadequate
NSIAD-90-56: Published: Feb 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1990.
GAO reviewed the Army's peacetime screening process to determine whether it effectively identified reservists with civilian occupations that would be critical to private-sector operations during a war effort.GAO found that: (1) the Army did not properly screen reservists who held critical positions in the private sector; (2) many civilian employers were not aware of their opportunity to plan for t...
Retired Pay of Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Retired)
T-OGC-90-1: Published: Oct 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed a retired Marine Corps' officer's entitlement to retired pay. GAO noted that: (1) the Navy suspended the officer's retired pay after he was convicted of three offenses involving destruction of federal records; (2) as a result of the conviction, the officer was required to forfeit his office and was disqualified from holding any other U.S. office;...
Overseas Basing: Costs of Relocating the 401st Tactical Fighter Wing
NSIAD-89-225: Published: Sep 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's planned relocation of a tactical fighter wing from Torrejon, Spain, to Crotone, Italy, focusing on the relocation's cost and the impact of maintaining the wing, rather than deactivating it.GAO found that: (1) regardless of whether it relocated the air wing, the Air Force would spend $32 million to transfer other units from Torrejon...
Reports Issued in August 1989
139545: Aug 1, 1989
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in August 1989...
Transportation: Bibliography of GAO Documents, January 1985-December 1988
RCED-89-130: Published: May 1, 1989. Publicly Released: May 1, 1989.
This bibliography includes information on documents directly or indirectly related to transportation that GAO released between January 1985 and December 1989. The documents included are representative of the broad interrelationship which exists between transportation and other issues addressed by GAO, such as energy, environmental protection, information management and technology, and defense...
Senior Executive Service: Data on Hard-To-Fill Vacancies Not Readily Available
GGD-89-72BR: Published: Apr 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Senior Executive Service (SES) positions that remained vacant for at least 120 days; and (2) why agencies were unable to fill the vacancies sooner.GAO found that: (1) complete, accurate, and current data on governmentwide career SES vacancies were not readily available; (2) Office of Personnel Management data on SES vacancies in...
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...