Semiannual Report to the Congress – April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021



Semiannual Report to the Congress – April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021

Evaluation of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command Implementation of the Administrative Requirements Related to the Department of Defense’s Law of War Policies

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General

Audit of the Department of Defense Strategic Planning for Overseas Civilian Positions (DODIG-2022-036)



Audit of the Department of Defense Strategic Planning for Overseas Civilian Positions (DODIG-2022-036)

Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress

I July 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021

Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress

DoD OIG Newsletter - November 2021

The DoD OIG newsletter summarizes the reports and investigations released by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General in the previous month and those we anticipate releasing in the coming month.

DoD OIG Newsletter - November 2021

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Semiannual Report to the Congress – April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
Nov. 22, 2021

Publicly Released: November 23, 2021

The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, requires the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) to prepare semiannual reports summarizing its activities for the preceding 6-month period. These semiannual reports are intended to keep the Secretary of Defense and Congress fully informed of significant findings, progress the DoD has made relating to those findings, and recommendations for improvement.
DoD OIG Newsletter - November 2021
Nov. 15, 2021
The DoD OIG newsletter summarizes the reports and investigations released by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General in the previous month and those we anticipate releasing in the coming month.
Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021
Nov. 15, 2021

Publicly Released: November 16, 2021

This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress on Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS) is the 26th quarterly report detailing the overseas contingency operation.  OFS began on January 1, 2015.The report summarizes significant events involving OFS and describes completed, ongoing, and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work.  This report covers the period from July 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021.  
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Review of the Department of Defense’s Role, Responsibilities, and Actions to Prepare for and Respond to the Protest and its Aftermath at the U.S. Capitol Campus on January 6, 2021 (DODIG-2022-039)
Nov. 16, 2021
This report presents the results of the DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) review of the DoD’s role, responsibilities, and actions to prepare for and respond to the protest and its aftermath at the U.S. Capitol Campus on January 6, 2021.
Audit of the Department of Defense Strategic Planning for Overseas Civilian Positions (DODIG-2022-036)
Nov. 16, 2021

Publicly Released: November 18, 2021

The objective of this audit was to determine whether the DoD conducted strategic planning to hire its overseas civilian workforce in support of the DoD’s global mission and ongoing operations.
Evaluation of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command Implementation of the Administrative Requirements Related to the Department of Defense’s Law of War Policies (DODIG-2022-038)
Nov. 16, 2021

Publicly Released: November 18, 2021

We determined the extent to which the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) and the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) implemented the administrative requirements related to DoD law of war (LoW) policies.
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Government Contractor Agrees to Pay Nearly $3.5 Million to Resolve Allegations it Overcharged U.S. Navy
Nov. 22, 2021
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. (Draper), a Cambridge-based non-profit research company and defense contractor, has agreed to pay nearly $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it improperly overcharged U.S. Navy contracts. Draper, among other things, helps develop weapons systems for the U.S. Navy.
South Carolina Chiropractor Pleads Guilty and Agrees to $9 Million False Claims Act Consent Judgment
Nov. 22, 2021
On Nov. 8, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a $9 million civil consent judgment for the United States against South Carolina chiropractor Daniel McCollum under the False Claims Act. On that same day, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina filed an information and plea agreement in which Mccollum admitted to engaging in a conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks and to defraud healthcare programs by billing for unnecessary medical services. The maximum criminal penalty Mccollum could face is five years in prison and a fine of $250,000. A sentencing date has not been set.
Owners of Imaging Product Companies Pay $220,000 to Resolve Allegations of Fraud Against Federal Government Agencies
Nov. 16, 2021
Jimmy A. Meron, owner of WOW Imaging Products LLC (WOW) and part owner of Time Enterprises LLC (Time), has paid $100,000 to resolve allegations of knowingly overcharging federal agencies for imaging products; Michael J. Lowe, Meron’s co-owner of Time, has paid an additional $120,000, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

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