Best Places to Work in DC: U.S. Army Audit Agency

Fort Belvoir and Fort Meade; 500 employees

Employees say they believe in their mission: finding money squandered or otherwise lost in the bureaucratic ether—as much as $2 billion annually—so that those funds can be reallocated to better support American troops.

Perk: The auditor general checks in with three or four employees a week by phone to hear their concerns and take steps to address them.

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