U.S. Army (111 - 120 of 758 items)
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...
National Security Analysis Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-1(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO presented information on its active assignments in the National Security Analysis issue area as of September 3, 1996...
Environmental Protection: Status of Defense Initiatives for Cleanup, Compliance, and Technology
NSIAD-96-155: Published: Aug 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental cleanup, compliance, and technology activities.GAO found that: (1) recent DOD initiatives affecting environmental cleanup include efforts to focus funding on actual cleanup, instead of study and oversight, better target funds through the use of risk determination, and devolve the budget...
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...
NSIAD-96-216R: Published: Jul 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's decision to build new enlisted personnel housing at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. GAO noted that: (1) the Army justified its decision to build new enlisted personnel housing rather than renovate the Fort's basic training barracks; (2) the Fort's housing needs significantly increased due to the relocation of two schools from the soon-to-be...
Chemical Weapons Stockpile: Emergency Preparedness in Alabama Is Hampered by Management Weaknesses
NSIAD-96-150: Published: Jul 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) for Alabama and Calhoun County, Alabama, focusing on: (1) the status and funding of CSEPP in these areas; (2) the impact of federal, state, and local management on Alabama's program; and (3) Calhoun County's opposition to the chemical stockpile disposal facility that the Army plan...
[Comments on Carrier's Claim for Army Offset for Freight Loss]
B-261306.2: Published: Jul 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1996.
No summary is currently available...
Rocky Mountain Arsenal Cost Data
NSIAD-96-180R: Published: Jun 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost-sharing agreement between a contractor and the Army to study and clean up contamination at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, and the cost data for the contractor's lease of Army facilities for commercial operations. GAO noted that: (1) the Army and the contractor formalized their cost-sharing arrangement that delineates the cleanup process, fina...
Bottom-Up Review: Analysis of DOD War Game to Test Key Assumptions
NSIAD-96-170: Published: Jun 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the the Department of Defense's (DOD) Nimble Dancer war game, a simulation designed to assess U.S. forces' ability to fight and win two nearly simultaneous major regional conflicts (MRC), focusing on whether the methodology, scope, and results were reasonable.GAO found that: (1) DOD statements that Nimble Dancer tested basic Bottom-Up Review assump...
Operation and Maintenance Funding: Trends in Army and Air Force Use of Funds for Combat Forces and Infrastructure
NSIAD-96-141: Published: Jun 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1996.
GAO reviewed how the Army and Air Force obligated their annual operation and maintenance (O&M) funds.GAO found that; (1) the services have a great deal of flexibility as to how they use their O&M funds; (2) this flexibility is evident in the O&M obligation trends, which illustrate that the proposed uses of O&M identified in the budget request may not always reflect how the funds are obligated; (3)...