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Dec. 20, 2016

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Needs to Improve Demilitarization Program Self-Assessment Evaluations (Redacted)

Our audit objective was to determine whether the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) was effectively controlling and disposing of DoD property through its demilitarization program.1  This is the third in a series of reports on the demilitarization program.

Dec. 16, 2016

Assessment of U.S. and Coalition Efforts to Train, Advise, Assist, and Equip the Kurdish Security Forces in Iraq

To assess U.S. and Coalition efforts to train, advise, assist, and equip the Kurdish Security Forces (KSF) to conduct operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).  

Dec. 15, 2016

The Army Did Not Have Assurance That Heavy Lift Contractors in Kuwait Complied With Contract Requirements

We determined whether the DoD provided effective oversight of the Army Heavy Lift contracts in Kuwait. The Heavy Lift program provides commercial transportation services for moving Army equipment, cargo, and personnel throughout Kuwait. The Heavy Lift program is used in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

The Army uses four contractors to fulfill its heavy lift transportation requirements, with each contractor performing under a separate contract. Because the Heavy Lift program is in its seventh iteration, these contracts are referred to as the Heavy Lift VII (HL7) contracts.

Dec. 13, 2016

DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses as Reported in Audit ReportsIssued From August 1, 2015,Through July 31, 2016 (Redacted)

We summarized DoD and Government Accountability Office audit reports issued from August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016, that contained findings on DoD cybersecurity weaknesses.  This report supports the DoD Office of Inspector General’s response to the requirements of Public Law 113-283, section 3555, “Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014,” December 18, 2014.

Dec. 12, 2016

USSOCOM Needs to Improve Managementof Sensitive Equipment

We determined whether U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) was properly accounting for its sensitive equipment.1  We selected a statistical sample of 11,791 of the 135,053 sensitive equipment items from the Special Operations Logistics Management System (SOLMAN)2 and compared the data to inventory levels at seven USSOCOM locations.3

Dec. 8, 2016

Evaluation of Contracting Officer Actions on Cost Accounting Standard Noncompliances Reported byDefense Contract Audit Agency

We evaluated contracting officer actions on cost accounting standard (CAS) noncompliances reported by Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).  As part of our review, we selected 27 DCAA reports addressing noncompliances with CAS 403, “Allocation of Home Office Expenses to Segments,” CAS 410, “Allocation of Business Unit General and Administrative Expenses to Final Cost Objectives,” and CAS 418, “Allocation of Direct and Indirect Cost.”   We determined whether the contracting officer actions taken in response to the 27 reports complied with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 30.6, “Cost Accounting Standards Administration,” DoD Instruction 7640.02, “Policy for Follow‑up on Contract Audit Reports,” and applicable agency instructions.

Dec. 7, 2016

Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Price Reasonableness Determinations for Federal Supply Schedule Orders for Supplies Need Improvement

We determined whether Navy contracting officers made determinations of fair and reasonable pricing for General Services Administration (GSA) Federal supply schedule orders awarded for purchases of supplies. The Federal supply schedule program allows the Government to purchase commercial supplies and services at prices associated with volume buying. We reviewed a nonstatistical sample of 35 orders, valued at $28.8 million, at the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk. This is the second in a series of audits on GSA Federal supply schedule orders.

Dec. 5, 2016

Investigation Regarding Assertions Made By Former United Launch Alliance Executive

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) conducted this investigation at the request of the Secretary of Defense regarding assertions made by the United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) former Vice-President of Engineering. His assertions were related to competition for National Security Space (NSS) launch missions, and whether the United States Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center awarded contracts to ULA in accordance with DoD and Federal regulations.