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Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. I, No. 12
129105: Sep 1, 1985
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of September 1985. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
DOD's Shipment of Service Members' Foreign-Made Automobiles
NSIAD-85-64: Published: Jun 17, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to specific questions regarding the Department of Defense's (DOD) shipment of service members' privately owned vehicles from Guam to their posts in Japan and Singapore. GAO focused on members based in Japan because relatively few vehicles were shipped from Guam for members based in Singapore during the period studied.GAO found that strict Japanese...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. I, No. 10
128625: Jul 1, 1985
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of July 1985. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
BAQ and Support of Illegitimate Children
B-198749: Published: Jun 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
Information was requested concerning the basic allowance for quarters (BAQ) being drawn by single military members for the support of their illegitimate dependent children. Entitlement to BAQ based on illegitimate children was authorized when legislation was amended to include illegitimate children in the definition of a dependent. Applicable regulations require that dependency of an illegitimate...
Comments on the Practice Relating to the Transportation of House Trailers
B-196379: Published: Jan 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A review was made of current law governing relocation of government employees and existing Air Force practice relating to the transportation of house trailers owned by its members. The statute authorizing trailer allowances provides that, under regulations prescribed by the Secretaries concerned and in lieu of transportation of baggage and household effects or payment of a dislocation allowance, a...
Implementation of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act
NSIAD-85-4: Published: Oct 24, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized the results of its evaluation of how the Department of Defense (DOD) and the military services are implementing the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act.GAO found that DOD has taken various measures to help ensure fair and consistent implementation of the direct payment provisions of the act and that the services generally have do...
Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. I, No. 1
126323: Oct 1, 1984
GAO published a monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of October 1984. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, procurement law, transportation law, and special studies and analysis...
Comparison of U.S. Military and Civil Service Pay and Benefits
123018: Nov 30, 1983
GAO discussed how the pay and benefits received by U.S. military personnel compare with those of Federal civil servants. GAO noted that the primary difference between the systems is found in their design, because they serve different personnel management needs and operate in different environments. The military component system has many features which provide less-than-obvious enhancements to disp...
The DOD Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System
OACG-84-5: Published: Sep 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1983.
This document presents the results of a cooperative study of the Department of Defense (DOD) Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS) by the Joint DOD/GAO Working Group. It describes the various PPBS phases in the military departments and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The document delineates areas needing improvements and suggests alternative approaches. The working group ex...
Applicability of Certain U.S. Laws That Pertain to U.S. Military Involvement in El Salvador
ID-82-53: Published: Jul 27, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1982.
As the war between the government of El Salvador and guerrilla forces escalated, questions arose concerning the applicability of several U.S. laws to U.S. involvement in El Salvador. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the deployment of U.S. military personnel and the provision of military equipment, training, and services to El Salvador with reference to the Arms Export Control Act...