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April 24, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Department of the Army Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016 (Project No. D2017-D000FI-0130.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Act, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Department of the Army Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements. Our objective is to determine whether the Army Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, taken as a whole, were presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. In addition, we will determine whether these principles were consistently applied. We will review the Army Working Capital Fund Consolidated Balance Sheet as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, and the related Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Position, Combined Statement of Budgetary Resources, and related notes. We will also review the Required Supplementary Information and Other Accompanying Information. In addition, we will review internal controls related to the reliability of financial reporting and compliance with laws and regulations that apply to these financial statements. This is report Independent Auditor's Report on the Army Working Capital Fund FY 2017 and FY 2016 Basic Financial Statements DODIG-2018-011.

April 24, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Department of the Air Force General Fund Basic Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016 (Project No. D2017-D000FT-0132.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Act, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Department of the Air Force General Fund Basic Financial Statements. Our objective is to determine whether the Air Force General Fund Basic Financial Statements as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, taken as a whole, were presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. In addition, we will determine whether these principles were consistently applied. We will review the Air Force General Fund Consolidated Balance Sheet as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, the related Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Position, Combined Statement of Budgetary Resources, and related footnote disclosures. We will also review the Required Supplementary Stewardship Information, Required Supplementary Information, and Other Accompanying Information. In addition, we will review internal controls related to the reliability of financial reporting and compliance with laws and regulations that apply to these financial statements. This is report Independent Auditor’s Report on the Air Force General Fund FY 2017 and FY 2016 Basic Financial Statements DODIG-2018-014.

April 24, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Department of the Air Force Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016 (Project No. D2017-D000FT-0133.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Act, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Department of the Air Force Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements. Our objective is to determine whether the Air Force Working Capital Fund Basic Financial Statements as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, taken as a whole, were presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. In addition, we will determine whether these principles were consistently applied. We will review the Air Force Working Capital Fund Consolidated Balance Sheet as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, the related Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Position, Combined Statement of Budgetary Resources, and the related footnote disclosures. We will also review the Required Supplementary Information and Other Accompanying Information. In addition, we will review internal controls related to the reliability of financial reporting and compliance with laws and regulations that apply to these financial statements. This is report Independent Auditor’s Report on the Air Force Working Capital Fund FY 2017 and FY 2016 Basic Financial Statements DODIG-2018-015.

April 24, 2017

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Defense Hotline Allegation Regarding the Actions of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Termination Contracting Officer Regarding Questioned Costs Reported by Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Regarding a Subcontract Termination Settlement

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in May 2017 in response to Defense Hotline allegations. Our objective is to determine whether appropriate actions were taken by a Termination Contracting Officer on a DCAA report that questioned costs from a subcontract termination settlement proposal audit. This evaluation will include but is not limited to reviewing relevant supporting documentation and interviews with personnel from DCMA arid DCAA. This is report Hotline Allegation Regarding the Actions of a Defense Contract Management Agency Contracting Officer on a Subcontractor’s Termination Settlement Proposal DODIG-2018-128.

April 17, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Completeness and Accuracy of the U.S. Aimy Corps of Engineers Improper Payment Estimates as Reported in the FY 2016 DoD Agency Financial Report (Project No. D2017-DOOOCL-0128.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers used a complete universe of payments and accurately identified improper payments when reporting improper payment estimates in the FY 2016 DoD Agency Financial Report for the commercial pay and travel pay programs.

April 14, 2017

Project Announcement: Examination of Existence and Completeness of U.S. Air Force Inventory/Operating Materials and Supplies Base-Possessed Assets (Project No. D2017-D000FT-0122.000)

We plan to begin the subject examination in April 2017. The U.S. Air Force asserted to the existence and completeness of select Air Force–held Inventory/Operating Materials and Supplies base-possessed assets. Our objective is to determine whether the existence and completeness of select Air Force–held Inventory/Operating Materials and Supplies base-possessed assets are ready for examination in accordance with Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness guidance. This is report Independent Auditor’s Report on the Examination of Existence and Completeness of U.S. Air Force Inventory and Operating Materials and Supplies Base-Possessed Assets DODIG-2018-039.

April 13, 2017

Project Announcement: Summary of DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses Identified in Reports Issued from July 1, 2016, Through June 30, 2017 (Project No. D2017-D000RB-0126.000)

We plan to begin the subject project in April 2017. Our objective is to summarize the cybersecurity weaknesses identified in unclassified reports and testimonies issued by the DoD audit community and the Government Accountability Office between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017. 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. This is report DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses Identified in Reports Issued and Testimonies From July 1, 2016, Through June 30, 2017 DODIG-2018-126.

April 10, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Expeditionary Fast Transport Program (Project No. D2017-D000AT-0127.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Department of the Navy is effectively achieving the performance capabilities for the Expeditionary Fast Transport program. This is report Expeditionary Fast Transport Capabilities DODIG-2018-107.

April 7, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Securing the Departments of the Navy and the Air Force Electronic Health Records (Project No. D2017-D000RC-0113.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Departments of the Navy and Air Force designed and implemented effective security protocols to protect electronic health records and patient health information from unauthorized access and disclosure. This is the second in a series of audits on Military Department security protocols over electronic health records and patient health information. This is report Protection of Patient Health Information at Navy and Air Force Military Treatment Facilities DODIG-2018-109.

April 4, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit Followup on the Department of the Navy's Triannual Review and New Triannual Review Requirements for Commitments, Unliquidated Obligations, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Unfilled Customer Orders (Project No. D2017-D000FS-0123.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Department of the Navy has effectively implemented the corrective actions for open recommendations in DODIG Report No. DODIG-2015-127, “Triannual Review Processes Need Improvement at Three Naval Budget Submitting Offices,” May 18, 2015 and DODIG-2015-072,“Improvements Needed for Navy's Triannual Review,” January 22, 2015. We will also determine whether the Department of the Navy triannual review is effective and performed in accordance with DoD Financial Management Regulations. This is report Followup Audit: Prior Recommendations to the Department of Navy Regarding the Triannual Review Process for Financial Transactions DODIG-2018-085.