Brian Lepore

  • GAO Auditing BRAC

    Government auditors say the 2005 round of the Base Realignment and Closure is the biggest, most complex and most costly ever. Investigators from GAO say DOD agencies need to take steps to make sure BRAC…

  • In Depth interviews – July 9

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – March 11

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth Show Blog – June 24, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Faulty data may be driving Pentagon’s BRAC request

    The metrics used by the Defense Department to help determine whether it needs an official round of Base Realignments and Closures (BRAC) is in need of an update, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Current procedures lack the precision needed to give the Pentagon accurate data on the number of excess properties it actually owns.

  • In Depth Show Blog – July 15, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • In Depth Show Blog – Jan. 13, 2014

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Brian Lepore, Government Accountability Office

    The Defense Department isn’t following one of its own roadmaps. Back in 2012, defense planners devised a plan for protecting bases and installations from the potentially damaging effects of climate change. That’s all started to affect DoD’s planning, but there’s a lot more to do. Brian Lepore is the director of Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss what the roadmaps mean.

  • Brian Lepore, Director of Defense Capabiliies and Management, GAO

    Pentagon and Congressional defense leaders worry military bases, especially large test ranges, are potential targets for spying by foreign governments. That’s why they want to know who their neighbors are and what they are doing so close to DOD camps and bases. Brian Lapore is the director of Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he explained why it’s important to understand who owns and occupies the land surrounding training ranges.

  • Communications gap is putting DoD test ranges at risk, GAO says

    A Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department needs to close a gap in interagency communications to reduce the risk of foreign observation of its testing facilities.