Why GAO Cannot Finalize Reserve Retirement

November 2004
Officer;Nov2004, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p13
Indicates that a long-awaited United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) report agrees with the Department of Defense that the numbers do not support a change in Reserve retirement. Proposal to reduce the retirement age from 60 to 55; Failure of the DoD to establish thresholds for attrition attributable to retirement.


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