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Corporate Author United States. Government Accountability Office.

Title Defense management [electronic resource] : additional cost information and stakeholder input needed to assess military posture in Europe : report ton congressional requesters.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2011]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  GA 1.13:GAO-11-131    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (ii, 36 p.) : ill., map
Note Title from PDF title screen (viewed Sept. 12, 2011).
"February 2011."
Congressional rept.
Access APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE.
Summary In 2004, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced sweeping changes to restructure U.S. military presence overseas and reduce military posture in Europe. In August, 2010, the Secretary of Defense called for a review of DOD operations and activities to identify opportunities to decrease costs in order to free funds to support other DOD priorities. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs asked GAO to determine the extent to which the European Command (EUCOM) (1) estimates and reports the total cost of DOD's installations in Europe and (2) has defined methods for evaluating posture alternatives and including the views of interagency stakeholders in its posture planning process. To address these objectives, GAO assessed DOD plans and guidance, reviewed planning efforts in EUCOM, and collected obligations data from the military services for the military construction, family housing, and operation and maintenance appropriations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note "GAO-11-131."
Subject United States. Department of Defense -- Rules and practice.
Military policy.
Military assistance, European -- United States -- Costs.
Economics and cost analysis.
Military operations, strategy and tactics.
Cost analysis.
Military operations.
Department of defense.
Military engineering.
Posture(general).
Defense planning.
Europe.
Military forces(united states).
Management.
Indexed Term EUCOM(EUROPEAN COMMAND)
GAO REPORTS
Added Title Additional cost information and stakeholder input needed to assess military posture in Europe
Standard No. DTICE ADA537564
Gpo Item No. 0546-D (online)
Sudoc No. GA 1.13:GAO-11-131

 
    
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