Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
PSAD-78-46: Published: Jan 24, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1978.
The annual report summarizes GAO conclusions and recommendations resulting from audits and other review work in the Department of Defense. The report was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1979. Previous GAO reports brought these matters to the attention of congressional and departmental officials.
The report is divided into three major categories: national defense; natural resources, environment, and energy; and commerce and transportation. National defense subdivisions are: Department of Defense military, military assistance, defense-related activities, weapon systems, and Department of Defense procurement and contracts. The major subdivisions under natural resources, environment, and energy are water resources and power, conservation and land management, and pollution control and abatement. The subdivision under commerce and transportation is water transportation.