Nov. 16, 2021

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)

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.

Oct. 21, 2021

Review of the Selection Process and Administrative Leave of the Former National Security Agency General Counsel (DODIG-2022-002)

This report presents the results of the DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) review of the selection of Mr. Michael J. Ellis, then-Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs, National Security Council (NSC), for the civil service position of the National Security Agency (NSA) General Counsel (GC). Specifically, our review examined the process to select Mr. Ellis as the NSA GC and the placement of Mr. Ellis on administrative leave pending an NSA inquiry into alleged security incidents involving Mr. Ellis by General (GEN) Paul M. Nakasone, U.S. Army, U.S. Cyber Command, Commander, and NSA Director.

June 21, 2021

Report of Investigation: Mr. Brett J. Goldstein, Defense Digital Service Director (DODIG-2021-092)

On June 19, 2020, the DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated an investigation into allegations against Brett J. Goldstein, Director, Defense Digital Service (DDS), that alleged he fostered a negative work environment by failing to treat his subordinates with dignity and respect. During the course of our investigation, we also examined an emergent allegation that Mr. Goldstein used and condoned the use of an unauthorized electronic messaging and voice-calling application to discuss official DoD information.

May 26, 2021

Oversight Review: DC National Guard's Use of Helicopters on June 1, 2020 (DODIG-2021-089)

Publicly Released: May 27, 2021

The DoD OIG Investigations of Senior Officials Directorate (ISO) conducted an oversight review of the District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) command-directed investigation (Army Regulation (AR) 15-6 investigation). ISO also reviewed the September 22, 2020 Report of Investigation (ROI) and December 21, 2020 memorandum. The ROI and the AR 15-6 investigation examined actions surrounding the use of DCNG helicopters to support local law enforcement authorities during a civil disturbance in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2020.

April 14, 2021

Qualitative Assessment Review of The Administrative Investigative Operations of The Defense Logistics Agency Office of Inspector General (DODIG-2021-076)

Publicly Released: April 19, 2021 On April 14, 2021, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) completed a qualitative assessment review of the Defense Logistics Agency Office of Inspector General. This was the first review of an administrative investigative operation within a Defense Agency conducted by the DoD OIG.

March 24, 2021

Report of Investigation: Mr. Ronnie J. Booth, Former Auditor General of the Navy, and Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Former Acting Secretary of the Navy (DODIG-2021-061)

This report presents the results of a DoD Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) investigation into allegations that Mr. Ronnie J. Booth, the former Auditor General of the Navy, sexually harassed female employees, and that Mr. Thomas B. Modly, the former Acting Secretary of the Navy, failed to comply with DoD and Navy policies when informed of sexual harassment allegations against Mr. Booth.

March 3, 2021

Report Of Investigation: Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Ronny Lynn Jackson, M.D. U.S. Navy, Retired (DODIG-2021-057)

We initiated this investigation on May 18, 2018, after the DoD Hotline received 12 complaints and additional allegations raised by witnesses regarding RDML Jackson, while serving as Director, White House Medical Unit (WHMU), a DoD unit tasked with providing medical support to the White House, and, while serving as Physician to the President.

Jan. 15, 2021

Project Announcement: Review of the DoD’s Roles, Responsibilities, and Actions to Prepare for and Respond to the Protest and Its Aftermath at the U.S. Capitol campus on January 6, 2021

The DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to begin a multidisciplinary review in January 2021. Our objective is to determine the DoD’s roles, responsibilities, and actions to prepare for, and respond to, the planned protest and its aftermath at the U.S. Capitol campus on January 6, 2021.

Sept. 3, 2020

Investigative Summary - Substantiated Findings of Military Whistleblower Reprisal and Restriction against a Member of the Army National Guard

The DoD Office of Inspector General initiated these investigations upon receipt of allegations that an Army National Guard (ARNG) major reprised against an ARNG second lieutenant for making protected communications and that a separate ARNG major attempted to restrict the second lieutenant from lawfully communicating with an Inspector General.

Aug. 17, 2020

Investigative Summary - Substantiated Findings of Misconduct by a Former DoD Senior Official for Sexually Harassing Subordinate Employees

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) initiated this investigation upon receipt of allegations that a DoD member of the Senior Executive Service (SES), since retired, assigned to an agency subordinate to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, sexually harassed subordinate agency employees.