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Military Logistics: Buying Army Spares Too Soon Creates Excess Stocks and Increases Costs
NSIAD-89-196: Published: Aug 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Department of the Army's internal inventory control practices, focusing on: (1) whether they allowed premature spare parts purchases; (2) the extent to which they contributed to excessive stock levels, premature deliveries, and increased holding costs; and (3) whether they supported item management decisions and precluded unnecessary purchases.GAO found that: (1) one Army command...
Reports Issued in November 1988
137567: Nov 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in November 1988...
Military Manpower: Lack of Management Oversight Over Civilian Substitution
NSIAD-88-169: Published: Sep 6, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Army and Air Force civilian substitution, focusing on their: (1) processes for identifying military positions for possible substitution; (2) procedures for making substitutions; and (3) internal controls for managing substitutions.GAO found that: (1) the Army and Air Force did not monitor civilian substitution practices or routinely keep records on...
Fraud Hotline: 9-Year GAO Fraud Hotline Summary
OGC/OSI-88-1FS: Published: Apr 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized its operation of the GAO Fraud Hotline for the past 9 years.GAO objectives and goals were to: (1) operate a toll-free hotline that anyone in the United States could use to report allegations of fraud or abuse in the administration of federal funds; (2) refer any allegations to agency Inspectors General and ensure proper investigations and corr...
Navy Inventory Management: Inventory Accuracy Problems
NSIAD-88-69: Published: Mar 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) accuracy of inventories at the Naval Supply Center in Norfolk, Virginia; and (2) management of these inventories by the Navy Ships Parts Control Center (SPCC).GAO found that the Norfolk Center: (1) inconsistently implemented or misinterpreted Department of Defense (DOD) or Navy policies concerning physical inventories, adjustments, causati...
Reports Issued in January 1988
135127: Jan 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in January 1988...
Army Inventory Management: Inventory and Physical Security Problems Continue
NSIAD-88-11: Published: Oct 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's inventory management to determine its effectiveness and the adequacy of inventories' physical security.GAO found that the Army: (1) was not fully aware of the extent of inventory inaccuracies existing at the wholesale and retail levels, or what the inaccuracies represented in terms of dollar value or quantity of items; (2) failed to m...
Fraud Hotline: 8-Year GAO Fraud Hotline Summary
OGC/OSI-87-1FS: Published: Apr 8, 1987. Publicly Released: May 5, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress of its Fraud Hotline during the past 8 years.GAO noted that: (1) it has not changed the Hotline's structure or its interviewing, screening, referral, and follow-up procedures in the past 8 years; (2) the Hotline operation is now part of the new Office of Special Investigations; (3) it received over 87,000 calls in the past 8 years t...
Inventory Controls: Improper Air Force Disposal and Reuse of F100 Engine Blades
NSIAD-86-182BR: Published: Aug 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided an interim report on its findings concerning the disposal and reuse of F100 engine blades by the Air Logistics Center (ALC) in San Antonio, Texas.GAO found that: (1) the San Antonio ALC improperly condemned engine blades and sent them to the disposal yard to be sold as scrap metal; (2) the San Antonio ALC reintroduced some condemned blades into...
Army's Progress in Implementing the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-85-149: Published: Sep 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Army's compliance with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) to: (1) determine whether actions taken by the Army as a result of FMFIA are improving its internal controls and accounting systems; (2) evaluate the Army's progress in implementing its internal controls and accounting systems; and (3) assess the adequacy of the Army's basis for determining that the requi...