Military Education:

Information on Service Academies and Schools

NSIAD-93-264BR: Published: Sep 22, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1993.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the feasibility of relocating the services' various professional military education institutions, focusing on the: (1) services' definition of professional military education; (2) number of students participating in military education courses; and (3) costs associated with military education institutions.

GAO found that: (1) opportunities for relocating professional military education institutions at military academies are limited by physical, financial, and environmental constraints; (2) the three academies' classroom and dormitory facilities are at or over capacity and the land available to build additional facilities at the academies is limited; (3) the services' definition of professional military education varies according to their interpretation of the Military Education Policy Document; (4) the Army has more professional military education schools that could be consolidated because its definition of professional military education is broader than the other services and its students are required to take a wider variety of courses; (5) during the 1992 through 1993 academic year, the services' 32 different schools provided 60 different courses for over 36,000 students; and (6) although the projected cost for providing professional military education in fiscal year 1993 totalled $123 million, total education costs are incomplete because student salaries are not accounted for.

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