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Sept. 14, 2018

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Department of Defense (DoD) Regional Centers for Security Studies (Project No. D2018-D00SPO-0141.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation immediately. The objective of this evaluation will be to review the operations and practives of the DoD Regional Centers for Security Studies related to vetting and hiring of foreign faculty, nondisclosure agreements, travel, payment of fees for guest lecturers, and the DoD's and Regioinal Center's implementation of actions recommended in prior oversight reports to develop measures of effectiveness. We will also consider suggestions from management regarding additional or revised objectives.

Sept. 6, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Closing Package Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2018, and September 30, 2017 (Project No. D2018-D000FE-0194.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in September 2018. This audit is required by Office of Management and Budget Bulletin 17-03, "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements," September 29, 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD Closing Package Financial Statements and accompanying notes, as of September 30, 2018, and September 30, 2017, present fairly, in all material respects, the DoD's financial position, net costs, and changes in net position, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States and the presentation requirements of the Treasury Financial Manual, volume 1, part 2, chapter 4700 (TFM 2-4700).

Aug. 30, 2018

Project Announcement: Joint Audit of the DoD's Use of Cybersecurity Reciprocity Within the Risk Management Framework Process

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2018. We are conducting this joint audit as a cooperative effort with the U.S. Army Audit Agency, Naval Audit Service, and Air Force Audit Agency. The audit objective is to determine whether DoD Components are leveraging cybersecurity reciprocity to reduce redundant test and assessment efforts when authorizing information technology through the Risk Management Framework process.

Aug. 24, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Program

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Army is developing an affordable Integrated Air and Missile Defense program that can meet all capability requirements and whether these requirements remain valid and meet warfighter needs.

Aug. 21, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD FY 2018 Compliance With Improper Payments Information Act Requirements

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2018. This audit is required by Public Law 111-204, "Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010," July 22, 2010. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD complied with Public Law No. 107-300, "Improper Payments Information Act of 2002," November 26, 2002, as amended by Public Law No. 111-204 and Public Law No. 112-240.

Aug. 20, 2018

Project Announcement: Interagency Coordination Group of Inspectors General for Guam Realignment Fiscal Year 2018

We plan to begin the subject review in September 2018. We are conducting this project in response to Public Law 111-84, "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010," section 2835, October 28, 2009. This act requires the Department of Defense Inspector General (the chairman of the Interagency Coordination Group) to provide a report to Congress by February 1, 2019, that summarizes the programs and operations funded with amounts appropriated or otherwise made available for military construction in Guam. Our objective is to compile a detailed statement of all obligations, expenditures, and revenues associated with military construction in Guam.

Aug. 10, 2018

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Compliance at Active Sites Conducting Open Burning or Open Detonation of Excess Conventional Ammunition and Explosives in the U.S. and Its Territories

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in August 2018. The project was initiated by Congressional request. Our objective is to evaluate DoD compliance with relevant environmental and related laws, inter-agency and municipal agreements, and policy at sites where DoD conducts or conducted open burning of excess conventional ammunition and explosives at locations in the United States and its Territories. We will also evaluate DoD oversight of contractors performing open burning at those sites.

Aug. 8, 2018

Project Announcement: U.S. Marine Corps Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force's ability to respond to crisis within the US Africa Command area of responsibility

This is a self-initiated evaluation that we plan to begin immediately. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Marine Corps' Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa meets U.S. Africa Command's operational requirements for crisis response.

Aug. 7, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of U.S Army Regionally Aligned Forces in U.S. Africa Command

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2018. Our objective is to determine whether U.S. Africa Command Regionally Aligned Forces were trained to meet mission requirements.

Aug. 6, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD's Preparation for Natural Disasters

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2018. We are conducting this audit in coordination with seven Offices of Inspector General, as part of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Disaster Assistance Working Group - Cross Cutting Functional Effort. Our objective is to determine to what extent DoD is prepared to respond to upcoming natural disasters.