Military training (41 - 50 of 107 items)
Military Operations: Impact of Operations Other Than War on the Services Varies
NSIAD-99-69: Published: May 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the impact of operations other than war (OOTW) on the military services, focusing on the: (1) impact of OOTW on the warfighting capability of each of the services, including the time to recover warfighting skills; (2) extent to which reporting systems fully capture the impacts; (3) available information on the effect of OOTW on moral...
Gender Issues: Perceptions of Readiness of Selected Units
NSIAD-99-120: Published: May 13, 1999. Publicly Released: May 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on military servicemembers' perceptions regarding the impact women have had on selected combat-oriented units, focusing on: (1) the perceptions of men and women on their personal readiness; (2) the readiness of men and women in their unit; and (3) unit readiness.GAO noted that: (1) the majority of men and women that GAO surveyed about t...
Army Ranger Training: Final Assessment of Improvements Mandated By 1996 National Defense Authorization Act
NSIAD-99-57: Published: Feb 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the corrective actions taken by the Army following the deaths of four Ranger students in a 1995 training accident, focusing on the status of: (1) Army Ranger training manning levels required by the fiscal year 1996 National Defense Authorization Act; (2) establishing safety cell organizations required by the act; (3) corrective saf...
Gender Issues: Improved Guidance and Oversight Are Needed to Ensure Validity and Equity of Fitness Standards
NSIAD-99-9: Published: Nov 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' physical fitness and body fat standards to determine if: (1) differences exist among the military services in physical fitness standards and tests and the basis for any difference; (2) the services have a sound basis for adjusting the standards for gender and age; and (3) the Department of Defense (DOD) exercises adequate ove...
Military Safety: Analysis of DOD's On-Duty Non-aviation Accident Fatalities
NSIAD-99-14: Published: Oct 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1998.
GAO provided an analysis of the Department of Defense's (DOD) military personnel fatalities during 1988 through 1996 as a result of on-duty, non-aviation accidents, focusing on: (1) the causes of non-aviation fatalities; (2) the types of activities involved in these fatal accidents; and (3) trends in DOD and service on-duty accidental fatalities.GAO noted that: (1) military vehicles were the leadi...
Joint Training: Observations on the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Exercise Program
NSIAD-98-189: Published: Jul 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Exercise Program, focusing on the: (1) number and type of CJCS exercises conducted and planned from 1995 to 2002; (2) basis for the Department of Defense's (DOD) estimates of exercise costs for the same time period; and (3) availability of DOD data to estimate the impact of CJCS exercises on deployment ra...
Defense Infrastructure: Central Training Funding Projected to Remain Stable During 1997-2003
NSIAD-98-168: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) central training activities, focusing on: (1) trends in central training funding and causes for those trends; (2) DOD's initiatives to reduce central training funding requirements or improve the effectiveness and efficiency of central training programs; and (3) DOD's management of those initiatives. GAO did not val...
Medical Readiness: Efforts Are Underway for DOD Training in Civilian Trauma Centers
NSIAD-98-75: Published: Apr 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the effectiveness of the Department of Defense's (DOD) demonstration program that would provide trauma care training for military medical personnel through one or more public or nonprofit hospitals, focusing on: (1) the status of the demonstration program and DOD's actions to meet the legislative provisions; (2) other initiatives aimed at traini...
Gender Issues: Analysis of Methodologies in Reports to the Secretaries of Defense and the Army
NSIAD-98-125: Published: Mar 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1998.
GAO reviewed three studies on gender-related issues affecting initial entry training in the Department of Defense (DOD), focusing on: (1) how the groups conducted their work; (2) how well the work supported making conclusions and recommendations; (3) the availability of documentation supporting the report; and (4) the extent to which the final report described the study methodology and disclosed l...
Joint Manpower Process: Limited Progress Made in Implementing DOD Inspector General Recommendations
NSIAD-97-229: Published: Sep 19, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO assessed the completeness and adequacy of the corrective actions taken by the Secretary of Defense in response to the Department of Defense's (DOD) Inspector General's (IG) recommendations for improving the DOD joint personnel requirements and management program.GAO noted that: (1) DOD management concurred with 11 of the DOD IG recommendations, partially...