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March 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Oversight of Contracts for Repair and Restoration of Electric Power Grid in Puerto Rico

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers properly monitored contractor performance, and appropriately reviewed and paid invoices for the Puerto Rico power grid repair and restoration contracts.

March 9, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Foreign Military Sales Trust Fund

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) implemented effective controls over financial reporting for the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Trust Fund. In addition, we will determine if DSCA and DFAS performed effective reconciliations of the FMS Trust Fund account balances as of September 30, 2017.

Feb. 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Logical and Physical Access Controls for Protecting Ballistic Missile Defense System Technical Information at DoD Facilities

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. We are announcing this audit in response to a congressional request in a classified annex to the National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2017. This is the second and final audit related to the FY 2017 congressional request on protecting ballistic missile defense system technical information. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD Components implemented effective security controls and processes at DoD facilities to protect classified and unclassified Ballistic Missile Defense System technical information from internal and external cyber threats.

Feb. 20, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Distribution of Critical Munitions in Support of the Republic of Korea

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Forces Korea have a distribution network to receive and deliver critical munitions in support of operation plan requirements.

Feb. 14, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the Funds Sub-Allotted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP, (KPMG) to audit the funds sub-allotted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the U.S. Army General Fund, the Defense Logistics Agency, and other Defense organizations. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the financial statements and related note disclosures of the U.S. Army General Fund and Defense Logistics Agency Military Construction funds sub-allotted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the year ending September 30, 2018, were fairly presented in all material respects and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. In addition, KPMG will audit the FY 2018 closing balances of the funds sub-allotted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ensure those balances can be used as the FY 2019 beginning balances.

Feb. 14, 2018

Project Announcement: Contract Oversight of the Audit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works Basic Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2018, and September 30, 2017

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The audit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works Basic financial Statements is required by Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 17-03, "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements." The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, 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. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP, (KPMG) to audit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works Basic Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2018, and September 30, 2017. 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.

Feb. 12, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Readiness of Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyers

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Navy has identified and addressed readiness challenges of the Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyers.

Feb. 12, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Voluntary Education Programs

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. Our objective is to determine whether Military installations have controls in place for DoD Voluntary Education programs to prevent improper recruiting practices of service members by for-profit educational institutions.

Feb. 6, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Army Brigade Combat Team Readiness

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the Army has identified and addressed Brigade Combat Team readiness challenges.

Feb. 5, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD’s Management of its Software Applications Portfolio

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2018. Our objective is to determine whether DoD Components are analyzing their software application portfolio and eliminating duplicative and obsolete applications.