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Acquisition Management: Implementation of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
NSIAD-93-129: Published: Apr 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether the Department of Defense (DOD) has effectively implemented the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act.GAO found that: (1) DOD has established an acquisition workforce management structure and issued implementing policies and regulations as required by the act; (2) DOD has identified and designated 127,000 acquisition workforce p...
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...
Defense Force Management: Occupation Distribution and Composition
NSIAD-92-85: Published: Mar 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) distribution of minorities and women among major occupational groups in the military services; and (2) composition of major occupational groups by race or Hispanic origin and by gender during fiscal year (FY) 1990.GAO found that: (1) close to one-third of the officers in each racial or ethnic population was assigned to the t...
Defense Force Management: Composition of Groups Affected by Fiscal Year 1991 Force Reductions
NSIAD-92-31: Published: Feb 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) actions the military services took or were expected to take to achieve legislatively required reductions in active duty military personnel for fiscal year 1991; and (2) the gender and ethnic composition of the military personnel who may be affected by such reductions.GAO found that: (1) to accomplish the required reductions, the services prima...
Women in the Military: Air Force Revises Job Availability but Entry Screening Needs Review
NSIAD-91-199: Published: Aug 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed whether the Air Force enlisted accession program was gender-neutral.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force replaced separate male and female job lists with a single job list that can be accessed by both male and female applicants seeking job commitments from the Air Force; (2) the Air Force has retained the capability to apply gender limits to respond t...
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...
Defense Reorganization: DOD's Efforts to Streamline the Space Command
NSIAD-91-40BR: Published: Nov 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of a task force's recommendations concerning the U.S. Space Command, focusing on progress in eliminating the separate Army, Navy, and Air Force component headquarters.GAO found that: (1) the Secretary of Defense did not accept the task force's recommendation to eliminate the service component headqua...
El Salvador: Extent of U.S. Military Personnel in Country
NSIAD-90-227FS: Published: Jul 9, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the practice of limiting U.S. military personnel in El Salvador, focusing on: (1) limiting U.S. military trainers in El Salvador to 55; (2) the number and roles of U.S. military personnel in the country; and (3) requirements for reporting human rights abuses.GAO found that: (1) the number of military trainers in El Salvador, excluding medical and s...
Access to Medical Care at Overseas Military Hospitals
T-HRD-90-20: Published: Mar 29, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1990.
GAO discussed military personnel and dependents access to care at six overseas military hospitals. GAO noted that: (1) access to care was a major concern at all six facilities, with particular problems in such dependent-oriented specialties as obstetrics, family practice, and pediatrics, while the orthopedic and psychiatry specialties presented access problems affecting both active-duty personnel...
Should Women Be Kept Out of Combat?
141724: Jan 1, 1990
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 9, Summer 1990, discusses the long-standing debate over current laws and regulations that exclude women from direct combat roles, focusing on: (1) the services' varying interpretations of those regulations; (2) problems and inconsistencies caused by changes in warfare since the enactment of the regulations; and (3) possible revisions to the regu...