Veterans (71 - 80 of 99 items)
Women Veterans' Health Care: VA Efforts to Respond to the Challenge of Providing Sexual Trauma Counseling
T-HEHS-98-138: Published: Apr 23, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed sexual trauma counseling services for women veterans in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), focusing on: (1) the extent to which sexual trauma counseling services are available in VA; (2) the extent to which women veterans use these services; and (3) what VA is doing to assess the effectiveness of its sexual trauma counseling programs.GAO not...
The Results Act: Observations on VA's June 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
HEHS-97-174R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the draft strategic plan submitted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as required by the Government Performance and Results Act, focusing on: (1) VA's compliance with the Results Act's requirements and the draft plan's overall quality; (2) how well the draft plan addresses VA's statutory responsibilities; (3) how well the plan identifies cr...
VA Housing Loan Program
RCED-93-129R: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an independent report on the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Home Loan Guaranty Program, focusing on whether the: (1) report's recommendations were supported by sufficient evidence; and (2) report contained factual errors or analytical weaknesses. GAO found that: (1) the report did not adequately support 6 of the 7 recommendations with suffici...
Disabled Veterans' Employment: Performance Standards Needed to Assess Program Results
GGD-89-45: Published: Feb 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) effectiveness of the Disabled Veterans' Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) at the Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Office of Personnel Management (OPM); and (2) OPM oversight of DVAAP.GAO found that: (1)...
Small Business Act: VA's Disadvantaged Business Advocate Now Reporting to Proper Management Level
GGD-87-60: Published: Apr 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) compliance with the Small Business Act's required reporting level for the Director, VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.GAO found that VA has been in compliance with the act, since it changed the Director's reporting level from the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Administrator...
Agent Orange: VA Needs To Further Improve Its Examination and Registry Program
HRD-86-7: Published: Jan 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Agent Orange examination program to determine: (1) how promptly VA examined veterans; (2) whether VA was formally notifying veterans of examination results; and (3) how reliable and complete the Agent Orange registry was.GAO found that: (1) veterans scheduled for appointments in the summer of 1984 had to wait a...
VA's Program To Authorize Courses for Veterans Needs Improved Management
IMTEC-84-6: Published: Oct 20, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) and State Approval Agencies' (SAA's) collection and use of information about the education of veterans to determine how well VA and SAA's coordinate their efforts to minimize their reporting and recordkeeping requirements and how effectively they manage the program. In addition, GAO evaluated how VA collects and uses SAA-related information in accord...
Need for VA Approval of Flight Training Programs Approved by FAA
089303: Jul 14, 1970
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The Veterans Administration's Medical Construction Program
120097: Dec 14, 1982
GAO discussed the Veterans Administration medical construction program, focusing primarily on project justification, size, and cost. GAO concluded in recent audit reports that: (1) VA had not been effectively planning and coordinating the construction of nursing homes; (2) VA did not adequately consider local conditions or less costly alternatives before building new nursing homes; (3) changes dur...