Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2002
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC
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This report documents the Departments progress in transforming Americas defense posture to enable it to address future security challenges more decisively. Most significantly, it has developed and is implementing a new defense strategy and have begun to enhance military capabilities to focus more on 21st century threats - all while fighting a war on terrorism. It is also transforming our support structure and management practices. This overhaul of Department operations is the primary focus of this report. This report reflects many important initiatives. In fiscal year 2002 DoD deployed the worlds largest personnel management data system. We are modernizing financial systems, working to upgrade facilities, advancing private-public partnerships in military housing, eliminating unnecessary advisory boards, practicing realistic budgeting, increasing our focus on core support functions, and reforming our annual review of programs and funding. It is working closely with the Office of Management and Budget and the General Accounting Office to develop measurable annual performance goals and objectives that fully support our new defense priorities. The Department is committed to effective internal controls, full compliance with established guidelines and standards, and proper stewardship of the resources entmsted to it.
- Administration and Management
- Military Forces and Organizations