GAO evaluates DoD inventory management

Thursday - 1/13/2011, 3:38pm EST

Jack Edwards, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues, GAO

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When warfighters on the front lines need something, they often need it now. So the Defense Department spends billions of dollars every year to purchase, manage, store, track and deliver those spare parts and supplies to keep the military equipment ready and operating. But how effectively is the DoD using this money?

Jack Edwards, director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, joins the DorobekINSIDER to describe the state of DoD's chain supply management.