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Agency Component Criteria
AIMD-95-91R: Published: Feb 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO commented on the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) proposed criteria and designation of agency components that should submit separate audited financial statements beginning in fiscal year 1996, focusing on: (1) strengthening the criteria to ensure that agency components are designated in a consistent manner; and (2) adding the Army, Navy, and Air Force comp...
AIMD-95-35R: Published: Dec 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the propriety of the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund's accounting for recent noncash transactions, focusing on whether the Fund: (1) reasonably reported its cash and obligated balances; and (2) used its $215.8-million appropriation as required. GAO noted that: (1) noncash transactions were not separately identified or disclosed in the F...
OMB's High-Risk Program: Comments on the Status Reported in the President's Fiscal Year 1995 Budget
AIMD-94-136: Published: Sep 20, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) update of its high-risk program, as presented in the President's fiscal year 1995 budget submission, focusing on OMB: (1) deletion of 26 program areas; and (2) progress assessments on the 84 program areas at the beginning of 1994.GAO found that it: (1) agrees with OMB deletions in 8 of the 26 areas, disag...
DOD's CALS Initiative
AIMD-94-197R: Published: Sep 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS) initiative, focusing on: (1) two key CALS programs; (2) the impact of the Automated Document Conversion System (ADCS) on the initiative; and (3) the justification for using noncompetitive procedures to expand the Army-specific CALS contract to a DOD-wide scope. G...
Environment: DOD's New Environmental Security Strategy Faces Barriers
NSIAD-94-142: Published: Sep 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental security strategy, focusing on changes made to the DOD organizational structure for environmental management.GAO found that: (1) the revised DOD strategy for protecting the environment focuses on cleanup, compliance, conservation, pollution prevention, and technology; (2) in order to su...
Human Experimentation: An Overview on Cold War Era Programs
T-NSIAD-94-266: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1994.
GAO discussed federal experimentation on humans for national security purposes, focusing on: (1) the magnitude, scope, and potential effects of experiments on human subjects; (2) government assistance for those injured by the experiments; and (3) measures to ensure that informed consent is secured and volunteers are protected in government-sponsored experiments. GAO noted that: (1) precise informa...
Budget Object Classification: Origins and Recent Trends
AIMD-94-147: Published: Sep 13, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on budget object classifications, focusing on: (1) their origins, development, and use; (2) present historical trend data; and (3) actual and proposed uses of object class data to reduce federal administrative expenses.GAO found that: (1) budget object classification defines budget outlays by the personal and contractual services obtain...
Navy Inspectors General: Investigations of Complaints and Inspection Practices Need Strengthening
AIMD-94-128: Published: Aug 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Inspector General (IG) organization's complaint resolution and Navy unit inspection activities.GAO found that: (1) Navy IG investigation and inspection practices need to be strengthened; (2) for many cases, the Navy IG did not assign an independent investigator or complete investigative documentation, did not timely or fully investigate,...
Drug Control: U.S. Counterdrug Activities in Central America
T-NSIAD-94-251: Published: Aug 2, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1994.
GAO discussed its review of drug trafficking in Central America, focusing on: (1) U.S. efforts to curb the flow of cocaine into the United States and the obstacles to those efforts; and (2) Central American countries' capabilities to interdict cocaine shipments and their dependence on U.S. assistance. GAO noted that: (1) Central America continues to be a major cocaine transshipment point despite U...
European Drawdown: Status of Residual Value Negotiations in Germany
NSIAD-94-195BR: Published: Jun 23, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the: (1) potential residual value of U.S. installations being returned to European host countries; and (2) status of the residual value negotiations between the United States and Federal Republic of Germany.GAO found that: (1) the United States has recovered only a small portion of its total estimated residual value claim in Europe...