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June 14, 2017

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight for the Audit of the United States Transportation Command Working Capital Fund Financial Statements for FY 2018 (Project No. D2017-D000FL-0158.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately. The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer, DoD, requested an audit of the United States Transportation Command Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Financial Statements) for FY 2018. To complete the audit, we contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Cotton & Company LLP (Cotton & Co). The objective of the audit is to determine whether the Financial Statements and related note disclosures were fairly presented in all material respects and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

June 14, 2017

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2018 U.S. Special Operations Command General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2017-D000FP-0156.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Grant Thornton to audit the U.S. Special Operations Command General Fund Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2018. The objective of the firm’s audit is to determine whether the FY 2018 U.S. Special Operations Command General Fund financial statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

June 14, 2017

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD's Organizational Changes to the Past Conflict Personnel Accounting Community (Project No. D2017-D00SPO-0154.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in June 2017. Our objective-is to evaluate the Departments implementation of prior DoD OIG recommendations and Secretary of Defense directed organizational changes to the past conflict personnel accounting community, resulting in the formation of the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency. We will perform the evaluation at the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency and U.S. Pacific Command. We may identify additional locations during the evaluation.

May 25, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (Project No. D2017-D000AU-0150.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Army and Marine Corps have developed adequate test plans and demonstrated effective results to prepare the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program for full rate production.

May 23, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Modernization (Project No. D2017-D000AT-0151.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force is effectively managing its modernization of the F-22 Raptor fleet.

May 23, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Acquisition of the Navy’s Mine Countermeasures Mission Package (Project No. D2017-D000AE-0147.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Navy is effectively managing the development of a mine countermeasures mission package that will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to detect and neutralize or avoid mines in support of fleet operations.

May 18, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Navy Systems Management Activity’s Financial Statement Compilation Adjustments and Information Technology Corrective Action Plan Validation Process (Project No. D2017-D000FS-0148.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our audit objective is to determine whether adjustments made to Navy Systems Management Activity data during the FY 2017 financial statement compilation process were adequately documented and supported in accordance with the DoD Financial Management Regulation. We will also review the Navy Systems Management Activity’s process for validating its information technology corrective actions plans.

May 15, 2017

Project Announcement: Followup Audit on Application Level General Controls for the Defense Cash Accountability System (Project No. D2017-D000FL-0141.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Defense Finance and Accounting Service implemented corrective actions for the recommendations in DoD OIG Report No. DODIG-2017-015, "Application Level General Controls for the Defense Cash Accountability System Need Improvement," November 10, 2016, and determine whether those actions corrected the reported problems.

May 15, 2017

Project Announcement: Summary Report on DoD's Compliance With the Berry Amendment and the Buy American Act for Selected Items (Project No. D2017-D000CG-0144.000)

We plan to begin the summary audit immediately. This audit is the fifth and final in a series of audits in response to Section 1601 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2014, which requires the DoD Office of the Inspector General to periodically audit contracting practices and policies related to the Berry Amendment under section 2533a, title 10, United States Code. See the attached announcement letters for the projects that will be included in this summary audit. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD awarded contracts that complied with Berry Amendment and the Buy American Act when purchasing covered items.

May 8, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Contract Management Agency's Information Technology Contracts (Project No. D2017-D000CI-0140.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. We are conducting this audit in response to a management request for an audit of information technology contracts at Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA). Our objective is to determine whether the DCMA properly awarded and administered information technology contracts.