Defense Logistics: The Department of Defense's Report on Strategic Seaports Addressed All Congressionally Directed Elements

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Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In the conference report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Congress directed DOD to provide an updated report on strategic seaport facilities used for military purposes, specifying that DOD must include (1) an assessment of the structural integrity and deficiencies of the port facilities and determination of the infrastructure improvements needed to directly or indirectly meet national security and readiness requirements; (2) an assessment of the impact on operational readiness if the improvements are not undertaken; (3) an identification of potential funding sources for ... continued below

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United States. Government Accountability Office. May 13, 2013.

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Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In the conference report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Congress directed DOD to provide an updated report on strategic seaport facilities used for military purposes, specifying that DOD must include (1) an assessment of the structural integrity and deficiencies of the port facilities and determination of the infrastructure improvements needed to directly or indirectly meet national security and readiness requirements; (2) an assessment of the impact on operational readiness if the improvements are not undertaken; (3) an identification of potential funding sources for the needed improvements from existing authorities; and (4) an opinion as to whether DOD has the necessary authority to support section 50302 of Title 46 of the United States Code. DOD issued that report in January 2013. In summary, we found that DOD addressed all four of the elements directed by Congress, as follows:"

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United States. Government Accountability Office. Defense Logistics: The Department of Defense's Report on Strategic Seaports Addressed All Congressionally Directed Elements, text, May 13, 2013; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc301156/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.