Status of Recommendations on Officers' Professional Military Education
NSIAD-91-124BR: Published: Mar 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Naval War College's intermediate and senior schools' implementation of the Panel on Military Education's recommendations aimed at assisting the Department of Defense in improving its officer professional military education programs.
GAO found that the: (1) Naval War College intermediate and senior schools were not distinct institutions; (2) Naval War College reported that it implemented or partially implemented 37 of the 38 recommendations pertaining to the schools; (3) Navy did not have or anticipate establishing a framework of career educators; and (4) Navy did not permit the development of a specific specialty for career educators.