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Force Structure: Potential Exists to Further Reduce Active Air Force Personnel
NSIAD-97-78: Published: Mar 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Air Force's personnel reduction efforts, focusing on: (1) how the size and composition of the active Air Force has changed since 1986; (2) whether the Air Force has sufficient numbers of personnel to meet wartime requirements; and (3) whether there is potential to further reduce the active force that could result in a more efficient force.GAO noted that: (1) between fiscal year (F...
Defense Budget: Analysis of Operation and Maintenance Accounts for 1985-2001
NSIAD-97-73: Published: Feb 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1997 for its operation and maintenance (O&M) accounts, focusing on: (1) how annual funding relates to military and civilian personnel levels through 2001; (2) overall trends from fiscal years 1985 though 2001; and (3) key areas in which most money has been budgeted through 2001.GAO found that: (1) total DOD O&M fund...
[Comments on Temporary Storage or Shipment to Alternative Location of Student Military Dependents' Unaccompanied Baggage]
B-271612: Published: Jan 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1997.
The Department of Defense (DOD) requested on opinion on whether the statutes governing educational travel of student dependents of service members and civilian employees may be construed to authorize a change in the regulations to permit temporary storage or shipment of their unaccompanied baggage to an alternate location in lieu of shipment to and from an overseas location. GAO noted that DOD reg...
Civilian Downsizing: Unit Readiness Not Adversely Affected, but Future Reductions a Concern
NSIAD-96-143BR: Published: Apr 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed civilian downsizing at the Department of Defense (DOD), focusing on: (1) the extent to which the civilian workforce has been downsized and whether the downsizing has affected military readiness and functions; and (2) whether the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and the services had comprehensive strategies for managing civilian downsizing.G...
Defense Infrastructure: Budget Estimates for 1996-2001 Offer Little Savings for Modernization
NSIAD-96-131: Published: Apr 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) infrastructure activities and their associated costs in the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) to determine whether DOD plans to spend less for infrastructure activities by fiscal year (FY) 2001; and (2) summarized its work that identified opportunities for DOD to reduce or streamline infrastructure activitie...
Defense Acquisition Organizations: Changes in Cost and Size of Civilian Workforce
NSIAD-96-46: Published: Nov 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the composition and the cost of the workforce in the Department of Defense (DOD) acquisition organizations.GAO found that: (1) in 1994, DOD acquisition organizations, including the Defense Contract Audit Agency, had a combined workforce of about 464,000, including 398,000 civilian and 66,000 military personnel; (2) in addition to acq...
Military Personnel: High Aggregate Personnel Levels Maintained Throughout Drawdown
NSIAD-95-97: Published: Jun 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the military drawdown on the services' ability to staff active duty combat and support units.GAO found that: (1) the services have retained over 95 percent of their authorized positions despite major personnel reductions, maintained high fill rates for most ranks, and kept over 90 percent of authorized positions filled in a large maj...
DOD Force Mix Issues: Greater Reliance on Civilians in Support Roles Could Provide Significant Benefits
NSIAD-95-5: Published: Oct 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) guidance and decisionmaking processes for determining when and whether to use civilian or military personnel in support positions, focusing on: (1) DOD and the military services' efforts to replace military personnel in support positions; (2) whether the services have adequately planned for the future use of civili...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. V, No. 8
153317: May 1, 1994
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of May 1994. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement issues...
DOD Acquisition: Fiscal Year 1993 Waivers to Acquisition Workforce Requirements
NSIAD-94-92: Published: Feb 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with the waiver provisions of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act.GAO found that: (1) the military services granted 30 waivers for 26 program managers during fiscal year (FY) 1993; (2) the military services granted 10 waivers for individuals who lacked the required program management cour...