July 12, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of Selected Combatant Commands' Execution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding (Project No. D2021-D000RH-0142.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, and U.S. Southern Command officials used Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to support the coronavirus disease–2019 pandemic response and operations in accordance with Federal laws and DoD policies.

June 9, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of the U.S. Northern Command Execution of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding (Project No. D2021-D000AU-0134.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2021. We are conducting this audit in response to allegations made to the Defense Hotline. The objective of this audit is to determine whether U.S. Northern Command officials used Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to support the coronavirus disease–2019 pandemic response in accordance with Federal laws and DoD policies. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

June 7, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Combatant Commands Communication Challenges with Foreign Nation Partners during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Mitigation Efforts (Project No. D2021-DEV0PD-0132.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in June 2021. The objective of this evaluation is to determine how U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Central Command, U.S. European Command, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, U.S. Southern Command, and their Component Commands mitigated communication problems with partner nations during the COVID-19 pandemic, document those mitigation strategies, and consider whether these strategies should be employed in future operations where personal interaction is not possible. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

May 10, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Certification Process for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Section 4003 Loans Provided to Companies Designated as Critical to Maintaining National Security (Project No. D2021-D000AV-0121.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine the effectiveness of the DoD’s processes to certify and approve businesses critical to maintaining national security for loans under Section 4003 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 17, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Implementation of the DoD Coronavirus Disease–2019 Vaccine Distribution Plan (Project Number D2021-D000AH‐0098.000)

We plan to begin this audit in February 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether DoD officials effectively distributed and administered coronavirus disease–2019 vaccines to DoD's workforce in accordance with DoD guidance. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 11, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of the Reliability of the DoD Coronavirus Disease–2019 Patient Health Data (Project No. D2021-D000CT-0096.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine the extent to which the DoD can rely on its coronavirus disease–2019 patient health data to make public health and clinical care decisions. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 19, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Education Activity Controls Related to the Spread of Coronavirus Disease–2019 (Project No. D2021-D000RM-0021.000)

We plan to begin the audit in October 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD Education Activity developed and implemented controls in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and DoD guidance related to the spread of coronavirus disease–2019. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 14, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Awards to Increase the Defense Industrial Base Manufacturing Capacity (Project No. D2021-D000AT-0020.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in October 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to increase the Defense Industrial Base manufacturing capacity in accordance with Federal regulations and Defense Production Act authorities. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

July 27, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Armed Forces Retirement Home Response to the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Pandemic (Project No. D2020-DEV0PC-0158.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in August 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether the Armed Forces Retirement Home protected the residents, staff, and medical professionals from coronavirus disease–2019 exposure in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, State, and local health and safety guidance. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

June 15, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract Oversight Over the Construction of Alternative Care Sites for the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Response (Project No. D2020-D000AV-0144.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials established quality assurance controls for the Alternate Care Sites facilities constructed in response to the Coronavirus Disease-2019 pandemic. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.