DOD Needs To Improve Contractor Record Keeping, GAO Says

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 2:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense needs to do a better job of keeping track of all of its contractors and what they do, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report Thursday that recommends that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel himself get involved in the effort.

The Defense Department has come to increasingly rely on contractors and risks relying on contractors to perform too many inherently governmental functions, but the department doesn't fully keep track of its contractors' services and functions despite several initiatives that have...
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