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Information on the Cooperative Purchasing Program Under Section 1122 of the 1994 National Defense Authorization Act
GGD-00-74R: Published: Mar 3, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) Cooperative Purchasing Program, which was established under the 1994 National Defense Authorization Act to allow state and local governments to purchase Department of Defense (DOD) equipment for use in counter-drug activities, focusing on four program issues: (1) sales data; (2) suitability of items sold;...
Civilian Marksmanship Program: U.S. Army Investigation of Alleged Criminal Activity in Program
OSI-98-14R: Published: Aug 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the thoroughness of the investigation by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) into allegations of criminal activity within the Civilian Marksmanship Program, focusing on the misappropriation of small arms ammunition and rifle scopes by a program official.GAO noted that: (1) the Army's investigation into the alleged activity was not as...
Bus Service Pricing Allegations
NSIAD-98-148R: Published: Apr 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined allegations that the Army was overcharged for bus service provided under an acquisition agreement with the Hungarian Ministry of Defense, focusing on: (1) the U.S. statutory requirements governing the acquisition agreement; and (2) GAO's views on the results of two Army reviews of bus service pricing.GAO noted that: (1) the U.S. Army Europe's Inter...
Rocky Mountain Arsenal Cost Data
NSIAD-96-180R: Published: Jun 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost-sharing agreement between a contractor and the Army to study and clean up contamination at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, and the cost data for the contractor's lease of Army facilities for commercial operations. GAO noted that: (1) the Army and the contractor formalized their cost-sharing arrangement that delineates the cleanup process, fina...
Comments on Army Officer's Widow's Claim for SBP Annuity
B-260444: Published: Mar 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1995.
No summary is currently available...
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...
U.S. Army and Marine Corps: Allegations of Contracting Irregularities and Conflicts of Interest
OSI-94-3: Published: Nov 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated allegations of contracting irregularities and conflicts of interest involving the Army and the Marine Corps, focusing on: (1) the Army's abuse of contract offloads and circumvention of the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA); and (2) program management controls and oversight.GAO found that: (1) the Army has placed orders for subtasks under an...
Drug Control: DOD Operated Aerostat Ship Although Conferees Denied Funds
NSIAD-93-213: Published: Sep 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to combine Sea-Based Aerostat (SBA) and Small Aerostat Surveillance System (SASS) missions in the Caribbean; and (2) DOD use of fiscal year 1992 appropriatied funds for the maintenance of SBA ships for purposes not authorized by Congress.GAO found that: (1) DOD took operational control of the five Co...
U.S. Army and Marine Corps: Allegation of Contracting Irregularities and Conflicts of Interest
T-OSI-93-2: Published: Jul 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1993.
GAO discussed its investigation into allegations of Army and Marine Corps contracting irregularities and conflicts of interest. GAO noted that: (1) an Army directorate placed orders under a Marine Corps contract for automated data processing equipment that were outside that contract's scope, in amounts exceeding the contract maximum, and after the contract expired; (2) the directorate violated the...
Tactical Missile Consolidation
NSIAD-93-156R: Published: Mar 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided the results of its review of the Department of Defense's (DOD) plan for depot-level tactical missile maintenance consolidation, focusing on the plans': (1) cost-effectiveness; (2) effects on missile readiness; and (3) impact on the environment. GAO found that: (1) DOD has delayed plans for tactical missile maintenance consolidation indefinitely due...