Review of Operation and Maintenance Budgets and Readiness: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Nato Standardization, Interoperability and Readiness of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, December 18, 19, 1979

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Page 11 - Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with one oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Purple Heart.
Page 80 - The major thrust of fiscal year 1980 program growth continues to be toward increasing the readiness and improving the training of the combat forces. Significant highlights include : Activation of four heavy battalions, conversion of two infantry battalions to mechanized infantry and the forward stationing of additional artillery. Management and maintenance of additional division set of Prepositioning of Materiel Configured to Unit Sets (POMCUS) stock.
Page 82 - Program 7 Supply supports operation of the Army's wholesale level supply system and payment of first and second destination transportation for movement of supplies from production or depots to Army units or other users world-wide. Other activities supported include execution of Army procurement programs, operating commissaries (transferred from base operations - $165 million) and maintenance of the reserve industrial base. Of the total request of...
Page 80 - A synopsis of each budget program follows : GENERAL PURPOSE FORCES PROGRAM 2 Program 2 provides funds for supplies and equipment for training, training support and base operations...
Page 84 - Actions which will have a longterm effect include: (1) providing adequate continuing education opportunities which allow individuals to keep up with technological advances in their specialties, and (2) providing modern and effective equipment and environmentally safe, up-to-date facilities. OTHER GENERAL PERSONNEL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM 8-0 Program 8 — Other supports active Army recruiting to include advertising, the Army's continuing education system, civilian education and development and miscellaneous...
Page 84 - ... 1980. Also, the Army has been designated as the executive agent for the Overseas Entertainment Program. Funds were transferred from the other services for this program. Other program growth includes: - Veterans' Educational Assistance Program Test. - Recruiting and Examining. - Civilian Short Term Managerial Training. - Military Education. Administration - Program 9 Program 9 finances the Department of Army Headquarters, Personnel Administration, Public Affairs, Criminal Investigation and a variety...
Page 82 - Of the total request of $1,052 million, the net increase of $77 million consists of $32 million in program growth and $45 million in cost growth. The next two charts depict the trend profile and composition of the depot maintenance hardware program: DEPOT MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES PROGRAM STATUS...
Page 83 - Army schools and training centers to include the US Military Academy, Army War College, Command and General Staff College, and Department of Defense Schools for which the Army has funding responsibility. Also included is funding for Senior ROTC detachments, and the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and its 17 subordinate installations.
Page 84 - Army continues to implement some short term measures to offset the immediate effect of the physician shortage. At the same time, many long term efforts are in process to improve the Army's ability to attract and retain trained physicians. The short term actions include: (1) continued contracting for health services in critical specialties such as radiology, (2) purchasing supplemental services and, (3) employing civilian and contract physicians.
Page 2 - Due to service programs, a unit does not possess the prescribed wartime resources or cannot perform the wartime mission for which it is organized, designed, or tasked.

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