U.S. Army (1 - 10 of 30 items)
Acquisition Management: Waivers to Acquisition Work Force Training, Education, and Experience Requirements
NSIAD-93-128: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act's provisions for waiving qualification requirements for acquisition personnel.GAO found that: (1) DOD issued 33 waivers during fiscal year 1992, of which 30 were due to the individuals not having completed a required program management course or...
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...
Military Exchanges: Consolidation of Exchange Service Distribution Facilities in Waco, Texas
NSIAD-88-82BR: Published: Jan 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's (AAFES) decision to consolidate its San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, warehousing distribution services in Waco, Texas.GAO found that AAFES: (1) ranked the Waco site as the most favorable of the nine locations it considered in the site selection analysis; (2) notified employees at both distribution cent...
Historians: Information on Historian Programs in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-86-139FS: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the historian programs in the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1986, DOD employed 371 military personnel and 25 civilians in its historian programs at an estimated cost of $27,128,000; (2) the Air Force published approximately 48 major volumes with another 41 volumes in progress and 60 volumes planned; (3) the Ar...
Army Regulations Governing Holiday Premimum Pay for Part-Time Civilian Employees
B-198343(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty and, in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Payment of Holiday Pay to Part-Time Employees
B-198472(MRV): Published: May 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A question arose in connection with the observance of the Labor Day holiday at the Army Commissary, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as it pertained to part-time civilian employees. The Commissary employees are on a Tuesday through Saturday tour of duty, and in order to avoid paying holiday pay to full-time employees, the Army closed the Commissary the Tuesday after Labor Day. The part-time employees were...
Full-Time Manning in the Army's Reserve Components
126825: May 1, 1985
Testimony was given on the results of a GAO review of the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) Program for Reserve Components. Under the program, active National Guard and Army Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability through improved training, personnel administration, maintenance, supply, and operational activities. GAO found that the majority o...
DOD and Rand Corporation Studies Do Not Provide an Adequate Basis for Deciding on a Military Physician Assistant Grade Structure
FPCD-82-36: Published: Mar 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1982.
GAO was requested to review the use of physician assistants within the Department of Defense (DOD). Specifically, GAO analyzed the conflicting findings and recommendations of two independent studies of the physician assistant grade structure; one study was conducted by DOD, and the other was conducted for the Air Force by the Rand Corporation. It was pointed out that the Army, Navy, and Air Force...
Entitlement to Reimbursement of Mileage for Attending Labor Contract Negotiations
B-201714(MRV): Published: May 19, 1981. Publicly Released: May 19, 1981.
An advance decision was requested concerning a claim for travel expenses by an employee who was on official time while serving as a representative in a labor negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement. While an official representative at a collecive bargaining negotiation, an employee is entitled to payment from the agency for travel and per diem expenses. This policy was recently reaffirmed...
Request for Relief From Indebtedness
B-199542: Published: Nov 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1980.
Relief from responsibility was requested on behalf of two finance officers for a shortage caused by a duplicate payment. A check was issued for wages against one of the officer's accounts. A replacement check was later issued on the basis of the employee's claim that he did not receive the first check. Both checks were endorsed and cashed and the employee's whereabouts are unknown, so that the mon...