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April 16, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD's Use of Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Assessments in Making Production Decisions for Major Defense Acquisition Programs

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. Our objective is to determine whether DoD milestone decision authorities and acquisition program managers appropriately consider Director, Operational Test and Evaluation information and guidance in making program decisions.

April 10, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Finance and Accounting Service Commercial Pay Program Improper Payments Reporting

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD reported accurate and complete improper payment estimates for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) Commercial Pay Program in its reporting of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act.

April 9, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Iraqi Border Guard Equipment

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve and the 1st Theater Sustainment Command validated the requirements for Iraqi border guard equipment against demonstrated needs, and accounted for border guard equipment.

April 3, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Hotline Allegations Concerning the MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. We are conducting this audit in response to allegations made to the Defense Hotline. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force is: (1) allowing the contractor to inappropriately charge for MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper repairs prior to DoD accepting the aircraft, (2) using the MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper aircraft to support operational missions, and (3) procuring excess MQ-9 Block 5 spare parts.

April 2, 2018

Project Announcement: Follow-up and Summary of Recommendations Regarding DoD Energy Savings Performance Contracts

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to summarize systemic problems and implementation of past audit recommendations for contract administration of energy savings performance contracts performed by DoD, Office of Inspector General, Government Accountability Office, and Service audit agencies within the past 5 years.

April 2, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Hotline Allegations Concerning Tanium Software

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2018. This audit is being conducted in response to allegations to the DoD Hotline. Our objective is to determine whether the Air Force and the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental complied with processes and procedures for cybersecurity and acquisition of the Tanium software program.

March 27, 2018

Project Announcement: Review of the FY 2018 Military Retirement Fund Basic Financial Statements Audit

We plan to begin the subject review in March 2018. We have contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney and Company to audit the Military Retirement Fund Basic Financial Statements for FY 2018. This audit is required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, which requires that financial statements of a Government agency be audited by the Inspector General or by an independent external auditor, as determined by the Inspector General. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the financial statements as of September 30, 2018 and 2017, are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

March 27, 2018

Project Announcement: Agreed-Upon Procedures for Reviewing the FY 2018 Civilian Payroll Withholding Data and Enrollment Information

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 17-03, "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements," September 29, 2017, requires that we perform certain agreed-upon procedures on DoD payroll and personnel files. Our objective is to assist the Office of Personnel Management in assessing whether health, life insurance, and retirement benefits withholdings, contributions, and enrollment information submitted by the Defense finance and Accounting Service for FY 2018 were reasonable and accurate.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Navy and Defense Logistics Agency's Spare Parts for F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Navy and Defense Logistics Agency properly identified and obtained spare parts for the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Payments for Selected Health Care Services and Supplies Paid Without TRICARE Maximum Allowable Reimbursement Rates

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD paid higher prices than necessary for selected health care services and supplies without TRICARE maximum allowable reimbursement rates.