May 20, 2020

Leo FitzHarris Discussed the DoD OIG’s COVID-19 Oversight Plan with Government Matters

Leo FitzHarris, Assistant Inspector General for Strategic Planning and Performance at the DoD OIG, discussed the DoD OIG’s COVID-19 Oversight Plan with Government Matters. Click here for the interview. Click here for additional DoD OIG Multimedia.

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Expenditures — Lessons Learned Regarding Awareness of Potential Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Risk

On April 6, the DoD OIG shared the COVID-19 Expenditures — Lessons Learned Regarding Awareness of Potential Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Risk memorandum with DoD leaders to share best practices and lessons learned during previous oversight work. We believe that this document can help the DoD use CARES Act funds effectively, while at the same time seeking to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse.

March 20, 2020

Incomplete data hindering criminal investigations of DoD uniformed employees

With more than a million uniformed employees, the Defense Department occasionally has people who break the law. When that happens, the DoD’s law enforcement agencies are supposed to report information to the FBI. Incompleteness of this data has been a problem for years. The Defense Inspector General has taken a new look. DoD OIG’s Director of Investigative Oversight Jeff Bennett joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.

Feb. 12, 2020

Carmen Malone Discusses the Results of the Audit of the DoD FY 2019 Financial Statements with Federal News Network

Carmen Malone, Deputy Assistant IG for Audit at DoD OIG, details the latest Pentagon audit results, and the outlook for future audits with Federal News Network. Click here for audio.

Dec. 30, 2019

Glenn Fine discusses the Semiannual Report and the results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey with Government Matters

In this two-part interview, Glenn Fine, Principal Deputy Inspector General at the Department of Defense, discusses the importance of whistleblowers to the IG office’s work, and how they foster a good oversight culture. Watch here.

Dec. 5, 2019

DoD OIG Discuss FY 2020 Top DoD Managment Challenges with Federal News Network

Senior Advisor to the Inspector General, Brett Mansfield and Program Director for Audit, Courtney Fones discuss two new management challenges for FY 2020 with Federal News Network. Click here to listen.

Nov. 12, 2019

Senior Advisor to the Inspector General, Brett Mansfield, Discusses the FY 2020 Top DoD Management Challenges and Oversight Plan

Brett Mansfield, senior advisor to the DoD Inspector General, discusses the top ten management challenges report for 2020 and efforts being made to improve the care of service members and their families. Click here to watch.

Oct. 8, 2019

Glenn Fine Discusses Employee Engagement with Federal News Network

Principal Deputy Inspector General Glenn Fine discusses the efforts by leaders and employees throughout the DoD OIG to improve employee engagement with Federal News Network. In his recent article, "The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General's Seven Key Principles for Improving Our Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Scores," published by the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity, he describes seven key principles that the DoD OIG uses to increase employee engagement, while also improving the quality, timeliness, and impact of its oversight efforts.

Oct. 2, 2019

Deputy Inspector General Michael Child discussed the FY 2020 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Overseas Contingency Operations with Government Matters

Michael Child, Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations at the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, discussed how the Lead IG and its partner agencies provide whole-of-government oversight of six overseas contingency operations with Government Matters. Watch here

Aug. 26, 2019

More than 1,500 IG recommendations to DoD still unresolved

The Defense Department has more than 1,500 recommendations from its inspector general that haven’t been resolved. Eighty of those have been awaiting action for five years or more. Principal Assistant Inspector General, Troy Meyer discusses the 2019 Compendium of Open Inspector General Recommendations with Federal News Network. Listen Here