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Domestic Abuse: DOD Needs to Enhance Its Prevention, Response, and Oversight, Statement of Brenda S. Farrell, Director, Defense Capabilities and Management, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 158KB]

From the Document: "My testimony today summarizes our May 2021 report on domestic abuse in the military, which included 32 recommendations to DOD and the military services to improve their domestic abuse prevention and response, as well as their oversight activities. DOD concurred with each of the recommendations. This testimony will focus on some of the key findings from the report, including the extent to which 1) DOD has met statutory requirements to collect and report complete data on reports of domestic abuse and 2) DOD and the military services have implemented and overseen domestic abuse prevention and response activities, including commanders' disposition of incidents, in accordance with DOD policy."

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GAO-21-604T
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2021-05-25
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