Accession Number : ADA327106

Title :   General and Flag Officers: Number Required Is Unclear Based on DoD's Draft Report.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA327106

Report Date : 16 JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : Congress determines the maximum number of general and flag officers that the military services may have by specifying service-specific ceilings in title 10 of the U.S. Code. Congress authorized 12 new general officer positions for the Marine Corps as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal Year 1997. (1) The act required the Department of Defense (DOD) to study general and flag officer requirements and recommend changes to the law, if necessary. (2) The act also required our office to evaluate DOD'S study.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, *COST ESTIMATES, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, NATIONAL SECURITY, OFFICER PERSONNEL, GENERAL OFFICERS, PANEL(COMMITTEE), RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE