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What GAO Found Since fiscal year 2016, the condition of the depots' infrastructure—their facilities and equipment—generally has remained in the fair-to-poor range and has not improved. Though facility condition ratings at some depots have increased, backlogs of facility projects grew by $3.
What GAO Found The Department of Defense (DOD) has been modernizing GPS to use a more jam-resistant, military-specific signal called M-code for more than 2 decades. The Space Force is nearing a key GPS milestone—a constellation of 24 satellites broadcasting the signal.
What GAO Found The Department of Defense (DOD) and the military services have collected statutorily required suicide data for servicemembers and dependents, including those assigned to remote installations outside the contiguous United States (OCONUS).
What GAO Found The Army and Air Force Reserve Components–which consist of the Army and Air National Guard and Reserve–use nonpermanent military technicians to fill vacancies created when permanent military technicians deploy or are fulfilling military training requirements or completing education...
What GAO Found The Department of Defense's (DOD) suicide prevention and response efforts have faced challenges, according to GAO's preliminary analysis. These include assessing suicide risk at remote installations outside the contiguous U.S.
What GAO Found Congress enacted the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (hereafter, the privatized family housing program) to improve the quality of housing for service members and their families, which had been owned and managed by the Department of Defense (DOD).
What GAO Found In response to previous GAO recommendations, Cyber Command—the Department of Defense (DOD) command responsible for cyberspace operations—is maturing its Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture (JCWA) to integrate systems that enable the cyber warfighting mission.
What GAO Found Under the TRICARE health plan—administered by the Department of Defense's (DOD) Defense Health Agency (DHA)—eligible beneficiaries who are not on active duty may have other health insurance (OHI) in addition to their TRICARE coverage.