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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 3, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Access to Care at Selected Military Treatment Facilities (Project No. D2017-D000CJ-0104.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2017. The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 15-02, “Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements,” August 4, 2015, 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 2017 were reasonable and accurate. In addition, we will assist in identifying and correcting errors related to the processing and distribution of Combined Federal Campaign payroll deductions. The Defense Finance and Accounting Service currently processes payroll for the DoD, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Veterans Affairs. In addition to our review of DoD personnel files, we plan to review the Veterans Affairs personnel files for this year’s engagement. Auditors from the Inspector General offices for the Department of Energy and Department of Health and Human Services will review the personnel files for their respective agencies.

April 3, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Small Business Contracting at the Department of the Army (Project No. D2017-D000CF-0118.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. Our objective is to determine what actions the Army contracting officials took to ensure prime contractors met their small business subcontracting goals.