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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.

March 26, 2018

Project Announcement: Controls Over Opioid Prescriptions at Selected Military Treatment Facilities

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether selected military treatment facilities over-prescribed opioids for DoD beneficiaries.

March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2018 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Basic Financial Statements

We plan to begin the oversight in March 2018. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Basic Financial Statements for fiscal years ended September 30, 2018, and 2017. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the FY 2018 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management financial statements and related notes, are presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2018 DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Basic Financial Statements

We plan to begin the oversight in March 2018. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Basic Financial Statements for fiscal years ended September 30, 2018, and 2017. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the FY 2018 DoD Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund financial statements, and related notes are presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.