TITLE

State Faces Challenges in Sizing Facilities and Providing for Operations and Maintenance Requirements

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/20/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the challenges of the government in sizing its facilities and in providing for operations and maintenance requirements in the U.S. It notes that the Department of State has started a multibillion dollar program to replace and secure old diplomatic facilities and constructed new embassy compounds (NECs). A study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the NECs failed to meet the functionality needs of overseas missions and presented operations challenges.
ACCESSION #
52466411

 

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