Questions Concerning Losses Suffered During the Evacuation of Saigon
B-191193: Mar 2, 1978
- Full Report:
GAO was asked to respond to a number of questions regarding the evacuation of Saigon, South Vietnam.
GAO found that: (1) the evacuation was ordered by President Ford; (2) employees of the United States government may be reimbursed for personal property losses incident to service; and (3) whether any uncompensated losses may be treated as a tax write-off is a question which can only be answered by the Internal Revenue Service.