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Military Training: DoD Met Annual Reporting Requirements in its 2017 Sustainable Ranges Report

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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United States Government Accountability Office

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The Department of Defenses DOD 2017 sustainable ranges report met the annual statutory reporting requirements to describe DODs progress in implementing its plan to sustain training ranges and any additional actions taken or planned for addressing training constraints caused by limitations on the use of military lands, marine areas, and airspace. DODs 2017 report provides updates to the plan required by the act, specifically 1 proposals to enhance training range capabilities and address any shortfalls 2 goals and milestones to describe DODs progress in implementing its comprehensive training range sustainment plan and 3 projected funding requirements for each of the military services to implement their planned actions. In the report, DOD used goals and milestones to address the statutory requirement to describe its progress in implementing its comprehensive training range sustainment plan. Using these goals as a common framework, each military service developed its own milestones and needed actions for reaching those milestones. The report also identifies evolving activities and emerging issues related to training range sustainability, and it includes actions taken to mitigate them.


Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]