DoD commission on sexual assault promises it will bring fresh eyes to an old issue

Sexual assaults are still increasing in the military, despite hundreds of recommendations over the years.

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House panel wants to slow military cuts to medical staff and facilities

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Brenda Farrell: GAO report questions bonuses, reasons for military pilot recruiting woes

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Brenda Farrell: DoD has ways to go in making human capital management cost effective

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Brenda Farrell: Lack of guidance puts DoD in ethical hot water

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Brenda Farrell, Government Accountability Office

Like many agencies, the Defense and Homeland Security departments have been challenged to get the security clearances needed by their employees. Yet equally…

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GAO: Pentagon needs to connect dots between workforce planning, budget needs

The Defense Department is getting smarter about workforce planning — making sure it has the right people with the right skills in the right positions….

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Brenda Farrell, Government Accountability Office

Over the past decade, Congress has stepped up pressure on the Defense Department to gather data about its civilian workforce, and to use that data to develop a strategic workforce plan. The Pentagon has a plan, but according to the Government Accountability Office, it has

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