The Army is going through a drawdown, which means lots of officers are finding themselves without jobs. Some of them are talented soldiers with advanced degrees — the very type of people Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants for the future military.
What happens to talented, skilled and committed federal employees? If they work for the Army, they might get fired. Thanks to sequestration and a long-term shrinkage ordered by Congress, the Army is in a talent crisis. In part two of his special report, Scott Maucione explains why an antiquated personnel evaluation system is also part of the problem.