Accession Number:

AD1100828

Title:

Alcoholism Among Military Personnel

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

United States Government Accountability Office Washington United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-11-02

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The General Accounting Office GAO review of alcoholism among military personnel was made at the request of the Chairman, Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics, Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Previously GAO had made a similar study, at the request of the Chairman, concerning Federal civilian employees. In that report GAO estimated that the Federal Government could realize annual savings of from 135 million usd to 280 million usd from an alcoholism program for civilian employees, assuming prevalence rates of alcoholism ranging from 4 to 8 percent. Finding and conclusions Substantial savings, as well as humanitarian benefits, can be realized from the establishment of a comprehensive alcoholism control program for military personnel.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE