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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...
DOD Health Care: Issues Involving Military Nurse Specialists
HRD-89-20: Published: Mar 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) policies concerning military nurse anesthetists, midwives, and practitioners, focusing on military policies on nursing practice and supervision.GAO found that: (1) generally, DOD physicians were responsible for care provided to patients in military medical facilities; (2) DOD did not permit nonphysicians to perf...
Military Physicians' Views on Factors Which Influence Their Career Decisions
T-HRD-89-10: Published: Mar 16, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1989.
GAO discussed the results of its survey of 1500 active-duty military physicians' attitudes and opinions on military medicine, focusing on: (1) the extent to which physicians planned to leave military service; (2) military physicians' views on the adequacy of their compensation; and (3) factors affecting physicians' decisions to continue or leave military service. GAO found that: (1) about 70 perce...
Women in the Military: More Military Jobs Can Be Opened Under Current Statutes
NSIAD-88-222: Published: Sep 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed issues relating to job opportunities for women in the military services, to determine how: (1) combat exclusion policies affected the number and assignment of women in the military; and (2) military procedures unrelated to combat exclusion limited job opportunities for women.GAO found that the: (1) military services excluded women from about 1.1...
Military Manpower: Lack of Management Oversight Over Civilian Substitution
NSIAD-88-169: Published: Sep 6, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Army and Air Force civilian substitution, focusing on their: (1) processes for identifying military positions for possible substitution; (2) procedures for making substitutions; and (3) internal controls for managing substitutions.GAO found that: (1) the Army and Air Force did not monitor civilian substitution practices or routinely keep records on...
Military Personnel: Impact of Joint Duty Tours on Officer Career Paths
NSIAD-88-184BR: Published: Jun 6, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposed modifications of the Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 concerning tour length requirements for joint officers.GAO found that DOD cited limited time, crowded career paths, selection of officers, officer availability, problems with mid-year moves, increased experience, increased number of cand...
Defense Personnel: Actions Planned To Implement Reorganization Act
NSIAD-88-157: Published: Apr 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to reduce personnel assigned to permanent duty in military management headquarters and other related activities.GAO found that: (1) DOD planned to base its reductions of departmental and command headquarters personnel on authorized strength, although the Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 req...
Military Draft: Potential Impacts and Other Issues
NSIAD-88-102: Published: Mar 10, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the advantages and disadvantages of reinstating the peacetime draft to meet U.S. military manpower needs, focusing on its potential impact on: (1) the federal budget; (2) active-duty force effectiveness; and (3) the civilian economy.GAO found that the possible: (1) advantages of a draft included more equitable social and racial representation in th...
Combat Exclusion Laws for Women in the Military
T-NSIAD-88-8: Published: Nov 19, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1987.
GAO discussed the military services' interpretations and applications of combat exclusion laws for women in the military. GAO noted that: (1) women constituted 10.1 percent of the military forces in 1986; (2) the types of jobs women hold in the military continue to expand; and (3) statutory restrictions limit the jobs available to women, as well as the number of women in the military. GAO also not...
Medical Readiness: Progress in Stating Manpower Needs
NSIAD-87-126: Published: Apr 29, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military's wartime medical manpower requirements, specifically the management information and analysis problems in evaluating medical manpower readiness.GAO found that differences in estimates of wartime medical manpower requirements for combat casualty care make it difficult to assess joint service wartime medical requirements, capabilities, a...