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Recommendation: To ensure that the Navy's manpower requirements are current and analytically based and will meet the needs of the existing and future surface fleet, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness should direct the Secretary of the Navy to have the Navy identify personnel needs and costs associated with the planned larger Navy fleet size, including consideration of the updated manpower factors and requirements.
Agency: Department of Defense: Office of the Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: DOD concurred with our recommendation, citing its commitment to ensuring that the Navy's manpower requirements are current and analytically based and will meet the needs of the existing and future surface fleet. We will continue to monitor the Navy's implementation of this recommendation in early 2020 after a new force structure assessment is finalized.