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May 22, 2018

Evaluation of Contracting Officer Actions on Penalties Recommended by Defense Contract Audit Agency

We will begin the subject evaluation in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) contracting officers are appropriately considering Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) penalty recommendations and assessing or waiving penalties in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR 42.709, “Penalties for Unallowable Costs,” addresses the assessment of penalties against contractors that include unallowable indirect costs in final indirect cost rate proposals.

May 21, 2018

Project Announcement: Reannouncement of the Audit of the Afghan Personnel and Pay System

We are reannouncing the subject audit, announced April 30, 2018, to inform you of changes to our objective. The original objective was to determine whether DoD implemented the Afghan Personnel and Pay System to accurately pay and track Afghan forces. The reannounced objective is to determine whether DoD's planning and implementation of the Afghan Personnel and Pay System will accurately pay and track Afghan forces.

May 21, 2018

Project Announcement: DoD Oversight of Bilateral Agreements With the Republic of the Philippines

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD has proper oversight of the logistical support provided through bilateral agreements to the Republic of the Philippines.

May 15, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Aviation Critical Safety Items Entering the DoD Supply Chain

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether DoD personnel are properly classifying, procuring, and managing aviation critical safety items.

May 14, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Operational Contract Support Force Development

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether DoD components incorporated operational contract support training into force development for military and DoD civilian personnel.

May 8, 2018

Project Announcement: Summary of DoD Cybersecurity Reports Issued and Testimonies Made from July 1, 2017, Through June 30, 2018

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to ( 1) summarize cybersecurity reports issued and testimonies made by the DoD audit community and the Government Accountability Office between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018, (2) identify gaps in audit coverage based on the five functions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework, and (3) identify Cybersecurity risk areas for DoD management to address. The summary will support our response to requirements in Public Law 106-531, "Reports Consolidation Act of 2000," Section 3516(d), November 22, 2000, and Public Law 113-283, "Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014," Section 3555, December 18, 2014.

May 2, 2018

Project Announcement: Followup Audit: Screening and Access Controls for General Public Tenants Leasing Housing on Military Installations

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether actions the Military Departments implemented in response to Report No. DODIG-2016-072, "DoD Needs to Improve Screening and Access Controls for General Public Tenants Leasing Housing on Military Installations," April 1, 2016, improved controls over the Military Housing Privatization Initiative program's screening and access-related procedures for general public tenants.

May 1, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Payments for TRICARE Urgent Care Benefits

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD appropriately paid for beneficiary health care services covered under the urgent care benefit.

April 30, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Management of Non-Major Defense Acquisition Category 2 and 3 Programs

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. Our objective is to determine whether Army, Navy, and Air Force acquisition officials appropriately identify Acquisition Category 2 and 3 programs and monitor whether program costs and schedule align with their respective acquisition category designation.

April 19, 2018

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Efforts to Train, Advise, Assist, and Equip the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Philippines

The DoD OIG plans to begin the subject evaluation immediately in support of Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines (OPE-P). We will evaluate U.S. train, advise, assist, and equip efforts to build and sustain the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) capabilities to counter the expansion of violent extremist organizations,