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Homosexuals in the Military: Policies and Practices of Foreign Countries
NSIAD-93-215: Published: Jun 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 25 foreign countries' policies concerning homosexuals in the military, focusing on: (1) the policies' evolution; (2) the comparison of military policies to civilian laws; (3) whether armed services' practices are consistent with military policies; and (4) each countries' experience with homosexuals in the military.GAO found that: (1) 11 of the 25 c...
Simulation Training: Management Framework Improved, but Challenges Remain
NSIAD-93-122: Published: May 10, 1993. Publicly Released: May 10, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to coordinate the use of simulation technology; and (2) the Army's Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT) acquisition plan.GAO found that: (1) in June 1991, the Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) was created to coordinate and provide guidance for simulation issues throughout DOD; (2) DMSO has made p...
Army Training: Long-standing Control Problems Hinder the CAPSTONE Program
NSIAD-92-261: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
GAO provided information on the Army's management of the CAPSTONE program.GAO found that: (1) the Army has no systematic means to identify unaligned units or procedures to report that information to Army headquarters organizations responsible for force planning decisions; (2) in 1991, nearly 13 percent of units eligible for a CAPSTONE alignment lacked mission guidance more than 2 years after the A...
Military Education: Actions on Recommendations Involving Institute for National Strategic Studies and Capstone
NSIAD-92-280: Published: Sep 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the professional military education activities at the National Defense University, focusing on congressional recommendations to: (1) establish a National Center for Strategic Studies; and (2) revise the Capstone General/Flag Officer Course curriculum and length.GAO found that: (1) the National Defense University has not created a Nat...
Operation Desert Storm: War Highlights Need to Address Problem of Nondeployable Personnel
NSIAD-92-208: Published: Aug 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the issue of nondeployable military personnel for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, focusing on: (1) the extent of nondeployable personnel; (2) the factors contributing to nondeployability; and (3) systemic weaknesses that could impair future readiness and deployability.GAO found that: (1) it could not determine the extent of nondeployable...
Military Training: DOD Training Fatalities for Fiscal Years 1988 Through 1991
NSIAD-92-213FS: Published: Jul 22, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1992.
GAO provided information on the number and types of training fatalities in the four military services in fiscal years (FY) 1988 through 1991.GAO found that, during FY 1988 through 1991: (1) there were 6,833 acitve duty military deaths, including 3,941 accidental deaths; (2) there were 1,524 accidental deaths in the Army, 654 in the Air Force, 1,223 in the Navy and 540 in the Marines; (3) 752 activ...
Army Force Structure: Personnel, Equipment, and Cost Issues Related to the European Drawdown
NSIAD-92-200BR: Published: Apr 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Army, Europe's (USAREUR) implementation of its force reduction plan, focusing on personnel, cost, and equipment issues.GAO found that: (1) the accelerated pace of the Army drawdown in Europe has greatly increased demands on USAREUR resources at a time when the USAREUR budget is being dramatically reduced; (2) although the Army is successfu...
Desert Shield/Storm Logistics: Observations by U.S. Military Personnel
NSIAD-92-26: Published: Nov 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to supply troops deployed to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Shield/Storm with necessary support items and repair parts, focusing on: (1) how the DOD logistics system supplied the land-based forces; and (2) logistics support observations from military officials involved in the operation.GAO observed th...
Defense Reorganization: DOD's Efforts to Streamline the Transportation Command
NSIAD-91-36BR: Published: Oct 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Transportation Command's implementation of recommendations made in a February 1988 Department of Defense task force report.GAO found that: (1) the Secretary of Defense did not agree to eliminate the 1,015 positions recommended, and instead reduced Command headquarters and component staffs by 204 positions; (2) the military services retained pea...
Military Personnel: Designation of Joint Duty Assignments
NSIAD-90-66: Published: Feb 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1990.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) joint duty assignment list (JDAL) to determine whether assignments provided officers with experience in joint military operations.GAO found that: (1) DOD has the discretion to determine the types of positions included on JDAL as long as the positions are not in a military department or for joint training or educatio...