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Credit Discrimination: Alleged Credit Discrimination in Fort Ord Area
NSIAD-90-95BR: Published: Feb 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether financial institutions serving Fort Ord, California, denied credit to military personnel based on their military rank.GAO found that: (1) only a few military personnel filed complaints concerning lending institutions' adverse credit practices at Fort Ord; (2) four of the five institutions reviewed granted credit to military personnel regard...
Equal Employment Opportunity: Representation of Minorities and White Women at Fort Lee Army Post, Virginia
GGD-90-27: Published: Jan 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the equal employment opportunity (EEO) program for civilian personnel at Fort Lee, Virginia.GAO found that: (1) various EEO groups, particularly black men, were underrepresented at Fort Lee, to a greater extent in senior and middle management positions and occupational categories; (2) EEO data showed underrepresentation in almost all upper pay grad...
Army Procurement: Commercial Activity Study for Food Services at Fort Knox May Not Include All Costs
NSIAD-90-5: Published: Oct 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a proposed Army contract award for food services at Fort Knox, Kentucky, focusing on whether Fort Knox should have contracted for the required services.GAO found that Fort Knox did not consider the cost of providing additional personnel to supervise military trainees serving as dining hall attendants, which could cost up to $5.6 million over the 5-...
Army Procurement: Fort Benjamin Harrison's Commercial Activity Study Should Be Redone or Updated
NSIAD-89-90: Published: Feb 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the ongoing commercial activity study for base support operations at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, focusing on whether the: (1) study complies with applicable procedures and regulations; and (2) base has gathered sufficient data to permit converting the planned cost-plus-award-fee contract to a fixed-price contract if it determines that action...
Labor-Management Relations: Efforts to Resolve Disputes at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
GGD-89-33BR: Published: Jan 4, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Labor Relations Authority's (FLRA) effectiveness in carrying out its responsibilities for investigating and resolving unfair practices at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to determine whether: (1) FLRA effectively met its statutory responsibilities for timely resolving labor-management disputes; (2) FLRA experienced any problems in meeting...
Army Special Forces: Rationale for Relocating the 5th Special Forces Group From Fort Bragg, North Carolina
NSIAD-89-58: Published: Jan 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's rationale for relocating the 5th Special Forces Group from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to determine the: (1) impact of relocation on the Group's deployment capability; (2) relocation cost; and (3) economic impact of relocation on the Fayetteville, North Carolina, area.GAO found that the Army: (1) cited over...
Ammunition And Explosives: Improved Controls Are Needed to Reduce Thefts at Fort Bragg and Camp Pendleton
NSIAD-89-3: Published: Nov 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 28, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) evaluated the effectiveness of Camp Pendleton's controls over ammunition and explosives (A&E) and combat gear; and (2) compared Camp Pendleton's A&E controls with those at Fort Bragg.GAO found that, while Camp Pendleton recently strengthened A&E inventory controls in response to recent thefts: (1) its ordnance office did not maintain accurate A&E accou...
Army Procurement: Allegations of Unfair Treatment at Fort Lee, Virginia, Found to Be Unmerited
NSIAD-89-46: Published: Dec 6, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a complaint from a firm concerning alleged unfair procurement practices at Fort Lee, Virginia, to determine whether the: (1) contracting personnel acted properly in not selecting for cost comparison the bid with the lowest proposed cost; and (2) Army consistently applied Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements and federal procurement...
Army Procurement: No Savings From Contracting for Support Services at Fort Eustis, Virginia
NSIAD-89-25: Published: Oct 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's contract for Directorate of Logistics support services at Fort Eustis, focusing on the: (1) comparison of estimated in-house and contractor costs; (2) cost growth since the contract award; and (3) fort's use of a cost-plus-award-fee contract instead of a fixed-price contract.GAO found that the fort: (1) upwardly adjusted several bids whi...
Child Care: Availability for Civilian Dependents at Selected DOD Installations
HRD-88-115: Published: Sep 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the need for child care facilities for civilian employees at seven Department of Defense (DOD) installations with large civilian populations to: (1) determine availability of work-site child care services for civilians at those installations; and (2) survey employees at McClellan Air Force Base (AFB) and Fort Sam Houston to determine who would u...