Army personnel (1 - 10 of 95 items)
Defense Infrastructure: Army and Marine Corps Grow the Force Construction Projects Generally Support the Initiative
GAO-08-375: Published: Mar 6, 2008. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 2008.
In January 2007 the President announced an initiative, referred to as Grow the Force, to increase the end strength in the Army by more than 74,000 by 2013 and the Marine Corps by 27,000 personnel by 2011 to enhance U.S. forces, reduce stress on deployable personnel, and provide necessary forces for success in the Global War on Terrorism. The Department of Defense (DOD) estimates that it will need...
Military Readiness: Full Training Benefits from Army's Combat Training Centers Are Not Being Realized
T-NSIAD-99-92: Published: Feb 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1999.
GAO discussed the effectiveness of training at the Army's three maneuver combat training centers--the National Training Center (NTC) Fort Irwin, California; the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), Fort Polk, Louisiana; and the Combat Maneuver Training Center (CMTC), Hohenfels, Germany.GAO noted that: (1) the centers offer an extraordinary opportunity for units and their leaders to train at a l...
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...
National Guard: Reported Readiness of Combat Brigades During the Persian Gulf War
NSIAD-98-173R: Published: May 15, 1998. Publicly Released: May 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade, focusing on whether the reported readiness status of the 48th at the time it was activated for the Persian Gulf War accurately portrayed the unit's true readiness.GAO noted that: (1) the postmobilization training plans developed by the three roundout brigades were based on unreliable r...
Defense Transportation: Army's Personal Property Pilot Project
NSIAD-97-145R: Published: Aug 4, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed correspondence stating that the cost of the Army's Personal Property Pilot Project to outsource personal property transportation services at Hunter Army Airfield would greatly exceed the current cost for commercial moving services. GAO focused on the: (1) estimated costs of an average shipment under the pilot project and current program; and (2) ba...
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...
Operation Desert Storm: Investigation of a U.S. Army Fratricide Incident
T-OSI-95-11: Published: Jun 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1995.
GAO discussed the Army's investigation of a fratricide incident during the Persian Gulf War, focusing on allegations that Army officials hindered or influenced investigations of the incident. GAO noted that: (1) factors that contributed to the fratricide incident included incomplete and confusing operation plans and orders, disintegrated corps coordination, and a lack of control over Army units; (...
[Comments on Army Corps of Engineers Employee's Claim for Temporary Quarters Subsistence Expenses]
B-259271: Published: May 16, 1995. Publicly Released: May 16, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
Army Training: One-Third of 1993 and 1994 Budgeted Funds Were Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-95-71: Published: Apr 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's use of its military training funds (operating tempo funds), focusing on whether the: (1) Army used these funds for other purposes; and (2) Army's budget requests for training funds were consistent with the amounts needed for training exercises to meet its combat readiness objectives.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal years 1993 and 1994, the...