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Army Medium Trucks: Information on Delivery Delays and Corrosion Problems
NSIAD-99-26: Published: Jan 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) program, focusing on: (1) the causes and effects of the contractor's delays in delivering acceptable trucks; and (2) the Army's actions to mitigate corrosion problems on FMTV trucks.GAO noted that: (1) a combination of factors caused lengthy delays in delivering FMTV trucks; (2) the Army did not...
Military Bases: Review of DOD's 1998 Report on Base Realignment and Closure
NSIAD-99-17: Published: Nov 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) report on the costs and savings attributable to the rounds of base realignments and closures (BRAC), focusing on: (1) the costs and savings of prior BRAC rounds and estimated costs and savings of future BRAC rounds; (2) the impact of prior BRAC rounds on military capabilities, excess capacity, base reuse and econ...
Month In Review: November 1998: Reports, Testimony, and Correspondence, and Other Publications
OPA-99-2: Published: Nov 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1998.
This is a compilation of reports, testimonies, correspondences, and other products released in November 1998. Highlights include: (1) Internal Revenue Service: Physical Security Over Taxpayer Receipts and Data Needs Improvement (Page 23); (2) Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Page 28); (3) U.S. Postal Service: Development and Inventory of New Products (Page 7); (4) Coast Guard's Acquisi...
Gender Issues: Information on DOD's Assignment Policy and Direct Ground Combat Definition
NSIAD-99-7: Published: Oct 19, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed various issues pertaining to the treatment of men and women in the armed forces, focusing on: (1) the numbers and types of positions that are closed to women and the associated justifications for closure; (2) Department of Defense's (DOD) current rationale for excluding women from direct ground combat; and (3) the relationship of DOD's definition o...
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...
Federally Chartered Corporations: Army and Navy Union of the United States of America, Incorporated, for Fiscal Year 1997
AIMD-98-295R: Published: Sep 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the Army and Navy Union of the United States of America, Incorporated, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law.GAO noted that: (1) the Army and Navy Union of the United States of America, Incorpor...
Civilian Marksmanship Program: U.S. Army Investigation of Alleged Criminal Activity in Program
OSI-98-14R: Published: Aug 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the thoroughness of the investigation by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) into allegations of criminal activity within the Civilian Marksmanship Program, focusing on the misappropriation of small arms ammunition and rifle scopes by a program official.GAO noted that: (1) the Army's investigation into the alleged activity was not as...
Future Years Defense Program: Substantial Risks Remain in DOD's 1999-2003 Plan
NSIAD-98-204: Published: Jul 31, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) for fiscal year 1999, focusing on: (1) DOD's plans to address the financial and programmatic risk areas that the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) found in DOD's program; (2) comparing DOD's 1999 FYDP with its 1998 FYDP to identify major changes and adjustments to address these ri...
Defense Acquisition: Rationale for Imposing Domestic Source Restrictions
NSIAD-98-191: Published: Jul 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the basis for the domestic source restrictions imposed by Department of Defense (DOD) policy and by 10 U.S.C. 2534, focusing on: (1) DOD's policy for restricting procurement to domestic sources and the rationale for the legislative restrictions; and (2) the suppliers and manufacturing locations for items currently restricted. GAO did not assess oth...
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...