Combat readiness (31 - 40 of 80 items)
National Security Analysis Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-99
IAP-97-1: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its National Security Analysis issue area plan for fiscal years 1997-1999.GAO plans to assess the: (1) extent to which the Department of Defense's (DOD) initiatives for implementing the national military strategy result in the efficient and effective allocation of resources; (2) efficiency and effectiveness of DOD's existing and planned force structure; (3) extent to wh...
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...
Military Readiness: Improvements Still Needed in Assessing Military Readiness
T-NSIAD-97-107: Published: Mar 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1997.
GAO discussed the military readiness assessment process, focusing on what: (1) disconnects are associated with readiness reporting and why they exist; (2) corrective actions have been proposed and taken to measure readiness; and (3) further actions are needed.GAO noted that: (1) formal readiness reports provided by the Joint Chiefs of Staff's Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS) have so...
Military Operations and Capabilities Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-2(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO presented its active assignments in the Military Operations and Capabilities issue area as of September 3, 1996...
Military Readiness: Data and Trends for April 1995 to March 1996
NSIAD-96-194: Published: Aug 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed readiness information for the four military services, focusing on: (1) readiness trends of selected units from April 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996; and (2) readiness trends from October 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996, of selected units that participated in the Bosnia operation.GAO found that: (1) from April 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996, readiness of the 87...
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...
Military Readiness: A Clear Policy Is Needed to Guide Management of Frequently Deployed Units
NSIAD-96-105: Published: Apr 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the United States' military readiness, focusing on the: (1) frequency of deployments in recent years; (2) effects of increased deployment on combat readiness; and (3) Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to limit personnel temporary (PERSTEMPO) deployment.GAO found that: (1) Army and Air Force deployments have increased among special forces, elect...
Military Readiness: Data and Trends for January 1990 to March 1995
NSIAD-96-111BR: Published: Mar 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the military readiness data in the Department of Defense's (DOD) Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS), focusing on the: (1) overall readiness of all military units from January 1, 1990 to March 31, 1995; (2) readiness trends and problems of selected units from each service; and (3) changes in reported readiness of the selected units.GAO...
Military Personnel Reassignments: Services Are Exploring Opportunities to Reduce Relocation Costs
NSIAD-96-84: Published: Feb 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the services' practices for relocating personnel, focusing on whether: (1) opportunities exist to reduce the costs of permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves; (2) the number of moves and related costs have decreased in proportion to the reductions in military end stregnths; and (3) frequent reassignments significantly impair military readiness.GAO...
Travel of Government Officials on Government Aircraft
T-NSIAD-96-85: Published: Dec 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1995.
GAO discussed the use of military helicopters and other government aircraft to transport White House staff and senior-level military and civilian officials. GAO noted that: (1) White House staff members had flown in military helicopters 14 times from January 21, 1993 to May 24, 1994 without the accompaniment of the President, Vice President, First Lady, Vice-President's wife, or Heads of State; (2...