The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is seeking information from active-duty Army members who have experience with the Army SHARP program. GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency of the US Congress that carries out investigations, audits, and program evaluations of other federal agencies. GAO is not a part of DOD. GAO is collecting information as part of a review of the Army’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and sexual assault.

GAO is seeking input from servicemembers who have experience with the Army SHARP program, and will conduct telephone interviews with interested servicemembers. These interviews will be confidential and GAO will not share respondents’ identities with DOD or release any information that could identify respondents unless required by law or requested by Congress. Servicemembers should have some experience with Army SHARP, but are not required to have experienced or reported sexual harassment or sexual assault to SHARP in order to participate. Interviews will be by telephone and may take 60-90 minutes. Interviews will be scheduled at your convenience and can be scheduled after duty hours.

To share your perspective on the Army SHARP program and the Army’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and sexual assault, schedule a confidential interview by calling and leaving a voice mail message at (US phone number) 202-512-8600, or emailing

For more information, contact Angela Kaylor at or 404-679-1836.


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