Military personnel (61 - 70 of 77 items)
Ex-Service Member Eligibility for Unemployment Compensation
FPCD-82-15: Published: Jan 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1982.
GAO was asked to provide information concerning changes in the unemployment insurance eligibility for ex-service members. The changes were brought about by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 which altered ex-service member eligibility for unemployment compensation so that military personnel who are allowed to voluntarily leave the service, or are eligible but choose not to reenlist, can...
Claim for Additional Compensation
B-198172(MRV): Published: Oct 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Faster Processing of Discharges for Adverse Reasons Could Save Millions of Dollars
FPCD-80-57: Published: Jul 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1980.
GAO examined timeframes and procedures used to discharge service members for adverse reasons in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. In an earlier report, GAO recommended that the services establish time guidelines for processing administrative discharges. The Department of Defense (DOD) agreed with the intent of the recommendations, but no formal actions have been initiated.GAO believes that DOD needs...
Adequacy of Coast Guard's Resources To Perform Its Missions
112146: Apr 23, 1980
A review showed that recent legislation has placed increased demands on the Coast Guard, particularly in the areas of law enforcement, vessel safety, and marine environmental protection. However, there has been no curtailment of established responsibilities nor has the Administration requested an accompanying increase in resources such as vessels and personnel. In addition, the Coast Guard is expe...
Comments on H.R. 224
B-197290: Published: Mar 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed to provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. GAO believes that the bill should be passed to improve the waiver process. It also recommends that the bill be expanded to allow waiver of overpayments of travel and transportation expenses and allowances and relocation expenses. If Congress should adopt this recommendation, GAO is off...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-80-1: Published: Jan 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1980.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense. While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and departmental officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1981.Reports concerning national defense ar...
The Department of Defense Should Adopt New Clothing Allowances
FPCD-79-42: Published: Apr 20, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1979.
The current method of paying clothing maintenance allowance to enlisted military personnel provides reimbursement before clothing expenses are actually incurred, and for clothing replacement that will not occur under normal conditions. An alternative would be to provide an annual allowance for each year of service equal to the cost of all clothing items requiring replacement during that year, base...
Allegations of Recruiter Malpractice in the Marine Corps
FPCD-77-22: Published: Feb 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1978.
Marine Corps recruiting efforts in the Detroit, Michigan, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, areas were reviewed following allegations by two former recruiters of widespread recruiting malpractices in those areas. The review included: investigations of recruiting stations; reviews of recruiting policies, procedures, and practices; examination of records, reports, and correspondence; and interviews with present...
Profiles of Military Assistance Advisory Groups in 15 Countries
ID-78-51: Published: Sep 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1978.
Profiles are offered of military assistance advisory group (MAAG) operations in 15 countries as a supplement to the April 21, 1978 report, "Management of Security Assistance Programs Overseas Needs To Be Improved."Each profile contains information on: incountry security assistance programs, staff levels of the MAAGs and other incountry organizations performing security assistance program functions...
Contracting for Military Exchange Concessions
FPCD-77-79: Published: Nov 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1977.
Contracts to commercial businesses to run concessions on military installations are awarded to responsive businesses offering the most favorable prices or fees, regardless of business size. The military exchanges have no policies or procedures specifically to protect small businesses by using nonappropriated funds to procure their services although they have policies for procurements made with app...