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Evaluation of the Department of Defense’s Actions to Control Contaminant Effects

From Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances at Department of Defense Installations (DODIG-2021-105)

Evaluation of the Department of Defense’s Actions to Control Contaminant Effects

Audit of the DoD’s Management of Global Train and Equip Program Resources

Provided to U.S. Africa Command Partner Nations (DODIG-2021-102)

Audit of the DoD’s Management of Global Train and Equip Program Resources

Compendium of Open Office of Inspector General Recommendations to the Department of Defense



Compendium of Open Office of Inspector General Recommendations to the Department of Defense

DoD OIG Whistleblower Protection Coordinator: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

The Whistleblower Protection Coordinator educates DoD employees on reporting fraud, waste, and abuse within the DoD.

DoD OIG Whistleblower Protection Coordinator: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Quality Assurance Over Contracts for the Conversion of Facilities to Alternative Care Sites in Response to the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Pandemic (DODIG-2021-101)

Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Karla Roark, Program Director for Audit Cyberspace Operations, discusses the Audit of the Cybersecurity of Department of Defense Additive Manufacturing Systems with Federal News Network.
July 23, 2021

Karla Roark, Program Director for Audit Cyberspace Operations, discusses the Audit of the Cybersecurity of Department of Defense Additive Manufacturing Systems with Federal News Network. Click here to listen to the interview. Click here for additional DoD OIG Multimedia.

DoD OIG Whistleblower Protection Coordinator: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
July 21, 2021
The Whistleblower Protection Coordinator (WPC) educates DoD employees on reporting fraud, waste, and abuse within the DoD and the means by which they may seek a review of reprisal allegations. The WPC also provides general information on the timeliness of such cases, the availability of alternative dispute mechanisms, and avenues for potential relief. Click here to view the video. Click here for additional DoD OIG Multimedia.

Compendium of Open Office of Inspector General Recommendations to the Department of Defense
July 20, 2021
The 2021 Compendium lists the number, type, age, and status of 1,456 open recommendations, as of March 31, 2021. In this Compendium, we highlight the 20 high-priority open recommendations made in 14 DoD OIG reports issued between July 2014 and August 2020 that we believe, if implemented, have the potential to result in significant improvements to DoD operations.
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Evaluation of the Department of Defense’s Actions to Control Contaminant Effects from Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances at Department of Defense Installations (DODIG-2021-105)
July 22, 2021

Publicly Released: July 23, 2021

The objective of this evaluation was to determine the extent that the DoD has taken steps to:
 

  • identify, mitigate, and remediate contamination from perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at DoD installations; and
     
  • identify populations exposed to PFAS at DoD installations and inform them of the associated health and safety concerns.
Transmittal of the Independent Auditor’s Report on the Army’s System Supporting the Delivery of Munitions Inventory Management Services for the Period of October 1, 2020, Through March 31, 2021 (DODIG-2021-108)
July 21, 2021
To request the Report on the Army's System Supporting the Delivery of Munitions Inventory Management Services and our transmittal, please contact Mr. Ryan H. Wharton, Balance Sheet Team Lead, Accountability and Audit Readiness, at (571) 256‐6485, ryan.h.wharton.civ@mail.mil.
Transmittal of the Independent Auditor’s Report on the Army’s System Supporting the Delivery of General Fund Enterprise Business System Administrative, Operational, and Contract Vendor Pay Transaction Processing Support Services for the Period October 1, 2020, Through March 31, 2021 (DODIG-2021-107)
July 21, 2021
To request the Report on the Army's System Supporting the Delivery of General Fund Enterprise Business System Administrative, Operational, and Contract Vendor Pay Transaction Processing Support Services for the Period October 1, 2020, Through March 31, 2021 and our transmittal, please contact William McMillin, Director, System and Service Provider Integration, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management) at 571-215-7101 or william.p.mcmillin.civ@mail.mil.
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Former U.S. Army Employee Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme to Steer U.S. Government Contracts
July 21, 2021
A former civilian employee of the U.S. Army's Directorate of Public Works pleaded guilty today for his role in a kickbacks scheme to steer government contracts for work at Camp Arifjan, a U.S. Army base in Kuwait. According to court documents, Ephraim Garcia, 64, admitted that he conspired with Gandhiraj Sankaralingam, aka Gandhi Raj, the former general manager and co-owner of Kuwait-based contracting company Gulf Link Venture Co. W.L.L. (Gulf Link), to steer government contracts to Gulf Link. In his position with the U.S. Army, Garcia was involved in the solicitation, award and management of certain government contracts related to facilities support at Camp Arifjan.
Former Supervisory Pharmacist of Defunct New England Compounding Center Resentenced in Connection with 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
July 21, 2021
The former supervisory pharmacist of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center (NECC) was resentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. The defendant was resentenced after the First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed his criminal convictions but vacated his sentence and forfeiture order. Glenn Chin, 53, previously of Canton, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 126 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Chin was also ordered to pay forfeiture of approximately $473,584 and restitution of $82 million.
Turkish National Indicted for Wire Fraud and Illegally Exporting Defense Articles to Turkey
July 21, 2021
A Turkish national was indicted today in Boston in connection with his scheme to illegally export defense technical data to foreign nationals in Turkey for the fraudulent manufacturing of various United States military parts, in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) later determined that some of the parts were substandard and unsuitable for use by the military. Arif Ugur, 52, formerly of Cambridge, Mass., was indicted on two counts of wire fraud, two counts of violating the Arms Export Control Act and one count of conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act. Ugur will make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston tomorrow before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Jennifer C. Boal.

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