Questionable practices of the military minor construction program. by United States. General Accounting Office

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In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) operation and maintenance (O&M) funds appropriated for minor military construction to determine: (1) the portion of these funds that DOD used for morale, welfare, and recreational (MWR) activities during the last 3 years; (2) the degree of DOD control over the funds; and (3) the impact of the Balanced Budget.

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