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Defense Management Review
NSIAD-94-17R: Published: Oct 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) status of the Defense Management Review (DMR) program's budgetary savings; and (2) impact of DMR budgetary reductions. GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) has saved about $8.6 billion as a result of implementing DMR initiatives and recurring savings from these initiatives will total $24 billion for fiscal yea...
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...
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...
Defense Reorganization: DOD's Efforts to Streamline the Special Operations Command
NSIAD-91-24BR: Published: Nov 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of Department of Defense (DOD) task force's recommendations concerning the U.S. Special Operations Command, focusing on: (1) the progress made in reducing separate Army, Navy, and Air Force component command headquarters to an integrated Special Operations Command headquarters; and (2) other actions taken by the Special Operation...
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...
Individual Ready Reserve: Army Needs to Make More Effective Use of Limited Training Funds
NSIAD-90-55: Published: Feb 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Army's Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) training program, intended to train soldiers with previous Army service for swift mobilization and deployment in combat situations, to determine whether the Army focused training funds on skills that required refresher training and were most needed in the early days of conflict.GAO found that the Army: (1)...
Defense Manpower: Reductions in Joint Activities and Service Reallocations
NSIAD-89-148FS: Published: May 17, 1989. Publicly Released: May 24, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Defense (DOD) personnel reductions in its unified and specified command headquarters, focusing on: (1) how DOD incorporated the reductions into its budget; (2) which organizations received reductions; (3) how DOD accomplished the reductions; and (4) what units received reallocated positions.GAO found that: (1) DOD eliminated 2,990...