Military personnel (51 - 60 of 73 items)
Army Regulations Preclude Enlistment
B-172226: Published: Dec 14, 1976. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
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Medical Care Provided at Army's 121st Evacuation Hospital in Seoul, Korea
HRD-78-18: Published: Nov 16, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
Inquiries were made on behalf of Emma Jean Hedrick whose son died as a result of cardiac arrest and an upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage during surgery performed at the Army's 121st Evacuation Hospital, Seoul, Korea, to correct a service-related injury.Several factors contributing to the patient's cardiac arrest were: less than thorough preoperative patient evaluation; delay in recognition of the...
Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
PLRD-83-1: Published: Oct 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the extent to which the Army's proposed consolidation of the Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Comptroller's mission at Fort Drum, New York, had altered the estimated costs and savings associated with the proposed realinement.In a previous report, GAO had found that the Army was concerned about the potential deterioration of financial support t...
Army's Initiatives To Improve the Skill Qualification Test Program May Not Achieve Promised Changes
FPCD-82-69: Published: Aug 18, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's initiatives to improve the skill qualification test program (SQT) as it agreed to do in June 1982 and its request to reprogram funds to the SQT. In a prior report, GAO found that the SQT program as designed and implemented was not meeting the Army's needs for measuring individual training effectiveness and individual soldier proficiency...
DOD and Rand Corporation Studies Do Not Provide an Adequate Basis for Deciding on a Military Physician Assistant Grade Structure
FPCD-82-36: Published: Mar 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1982.
GAO was requested to review the use of physician assistants within the Department of Defense (DOD). Specifically, GAO analyzed the conflicting findings and recommendations of two independent studies of the physician assistant grade structure; one study was conducted by DOD, and the other was conducted for the Air Force by the Rand Corporation. It was pointed out that the Army, Navy, and Air Force...
Does Army Decisionmaking Process Include Both Active and Reserve Components?
FPCD-81-37: Published: Mar 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1981.
Total Force management involves decisionmaking that makes use of all available manpower components to fill manpower needs. GAO evaluated the Army's decisionmaking process, dealing mainly with recruiting and retention, to see if Total Force policy is being carried out. GAO did not evaluate the decisions themselves, but considered only whether all components were consulted and whether their views we...
Recruiting Management in the Armed Services
FPCD-80-78: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO conducted a limited review of recruiting management practices of the armed services. GAO found some service-unique problems which were reported to the services in question. Many of the problems have either already been corrected or are now being corrected.Problem areas noted in the Navy included: recruiters' quality of life, treatment of urban versus rural recruiters, control operations, delay...
Faster Processing of Discharges for Adverse Reasons Could Save Millions of Dollars
FPCD-80-57: Published: Jul 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1980.
GAO examined timeframes and procedures used to discharge service members for adverse reasons in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. In an earlier report, GAO recommended that the services establish time guidelines for processing administrative discharges. The Department of Defense (DOD) agreed with the intent of the recommendations, but no formal actions have been initiated.GAO believes that DOD needs...
Inpatient Care at Quantico Naval Hospital Should Not Be Resumed
HRD-80-26: Published: Nov 29, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1979.
GAO was requested to determine the cost-effectiveness of discontinuing inpatient care at Quantico Naval Hospital, Quantico, Virginia, and to determine the adequacy of emergency facilities at Quantico. A Navy feasibility study predicted a savings of $439,000 to the government from discontinuing inpatient care at the facility. However, a GAO review of this study identified deficiencies in the method...
Review of the Army's Decision To Disestablish the Training Center at Fort Dix, New Jersey
LCD-79-325: Published: Aug 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1979.
Over the past several years the Army has announced a number of realinements to reduce support costs and headquarters and overhead structure, and to improve Army combat forces. One such announcement, dated March 29, 1979, included the transfer of training functions from Fort Dix, New Jersey, to Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and Fort Bliss, Texas. GA...