Military training (51 - 60 of 107 items)
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...
High-Risk Series: Defense Infrastructure
HR-97-7: Published: Feb 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1997.
GAO reviewed the difficult process of reducing the Department of Defense's (DOD) infrastructure, focusing on: (1) the need for infrastructure reductions and obstacles that have hindered DOD's ability to achieve significant cost savings in this area; (2) DOD's future years funding plan for infrastructure; and (3) areas in which GAO has identified opportunities for reductions.GAO found that: (1) des...
Defense Budget: Trends in Reserve Components' Military Personnel Compensation Accounts for 1990-97
NSIAD-96-226: Published: Sep 19, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) reserve components' military personnel accounts, focusing on: (1) the various pay categories; (2) trends in those pay categories; and (3) how changes in the DOD budget compared with changes in service force levels.GAO found that: (1) after discounting for inflation, there has been a relatively close correlation since 1990 between the decline in the re...
School of the Americas: U.S. Military Training for Latin American Countries
NSIAD-96-178: Published: Aug 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Army School of the Americas and a Department of Defense (DOD) initiative to strengthen civilian institutions involved in defense and security activities in Latin American countries.GAO found that: (1) the Latin American environment in which the School operates is undergoing radical political and economic change; (2) in addit...
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...
Physically Demanding Jobs: Services Have Little Data on Ability of Personnel to Perform
NSIAD-96-169: Published: Jul 9, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the use and development of gender-neutral occupational performance standards in the military services, focusing on how the services implement and evaluate standards.GAO found that: (1) each service takes a different approach to screening members' physical fitness; (2) the Air Force is the only service that requires new recruits to take a strength a...
Basic Training: Services Using a Variety of Approaches to Gender Integration
NSIAD-96-153: Published: Jun 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the services' enlisted basic training to determine the: (1) extent to which the services conduct gender-integrated basic training; and (2) changes that the services made to accommodate gender-integrated training.GAO found that: (1) the military services use several different approaches to integrate men and women into basic training programs; (2) ma...
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...