GAO Tells Army To Augment Oversight Of Iraq Equipment

Law360, Chicago (October 3, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army needs to do a better job of evaluating the costs and overseeing the management of its nonstandard equipment in Iraq, according to a report the U.S. Government Accountability Office released Thursday.

In a report to Congress, the GAO said that the Army has failed to come up with adequate cost assessment and removal procedures for billions of dollars worth of nonstandard equipment — items like construction equipment and televisions that are not included on Army units' standard list of authorized equipment — that...
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