Nov. 30, 2023

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2024 U.S. Department ofthe Army General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2024-D000FI-0019.000)

The objective of KPMG's audit is to determine whether the FY 2024 Army General Fund Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. The objective of our project is to provide contract oversight of KPMG's audit and determine whether KPMG complied with the contract and generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 30, 2023

Special Report: Common Cybersecurity Weaknesses Related to the Protection of DoD Controlled Unclassified Information on Contractor Networks (DODIG-2024-031)

**This report was updated on March 11, 2024. See the revision memo click here.

This special report provides insight into the common cybersecurity weaknesses identified in DoD Office of Inspector General audit reports and through our support to the Defense Criminal Investigative Service and the Department of Justice on Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative investigations related to DoD contractor compliance with Federal cybersecurity requirements for protecting controlled unclassified information. CUI is not classified information but is information created or possessed by the Government that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls according to applicable laws, regulations, and Government-wide policies as defined in Executive Order 13526, “Classified National Security Information,” December 29, 2009.

Nov. 30, 2023

Audit of Environmental Threats to Naval Dry Docks (DODIG-2024-030)

Inspector General Robert P. Storch announced today that the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released the “Audit of Environmental Threats to Naval Dry Docks.” The audit highlighted potential vulnerabilities in the master planning for environmental threats to dry docks and focused on actions to address changing sea levels and flooding at four naval shipyards located in Norfolk, Virginia; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Puget Sound, Washington.

Nov. 30, 2023

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of FY 2024 U.S. Department of the Army Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2024-D000FI-0023.000)

The objective of KPMG’s audit is to determine whether the FY 2024 Army Working Capital Fund Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. The objective of our project is to provide contract oversight of KPMG’s audit and determine whether KPMG complied with the contract and generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 28, 2023

Audit of B-52 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DODIG-2024-029)

The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Air Force effectively managed diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS) for the B-52 strategic bomber to prevent and respond to spare part shortages.

Nov. 27, 2023

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Health Agency's Monitoring Efforts of TRICARE Payments (Project No. D2024-D000AW-0026.000)

The objective of this audit is to determine whether Defense Health Agency officials are effectively monitoring TRICARE payments and taking appropriate actions to limit incorrect and unreasonable payments. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives. We plan to perform this audit in accordance with the Government Accountability Office’s generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 27, 2023

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Security and Accountability Controls for Defense Items Transferred to Ukraine through Romania (Project No. D2024-DEV0PC-0027.000)

The purpose of this memorandum is to notify you that we plan to begin the subject evaluation in November 2023. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of the DoD’s security and accountability controls for U.S. defense items transferred to the Ukrainian Armed Forces through the Logistics Enabling Node in Romania. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives. We plan to perform this evaluation in accordance with the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, “Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation.”

Nov. 27, 2023

Project Announcement: Audit of the Test and Evaluation for the Marine Corps CH-53K Program (Project No. D2024-D000AU-0031.000)

The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Navy effectively managed the test and evaluation of the CH-53K system performance requirements in accordance with DoD policy. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives. We plan to perform this audit in accordance with the Government Accountability Office’s generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 27, 2023

Project Announcement: Audit of Security and Accountability Controls for Defense Items Transferred to Ukraine through Slovakia (Project No. D2024-D000RJ-0024.000)

The objective of this audit is to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of the DoD’s security and accountability controls for U.S. defense items transferred to the Ukrainian Armed Forces through the Logistics Enabling Node in Slovakia. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives. We plan to perform this audit in accordance with the Government Accountability Office’s generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 21, 2023

Quality Assessment Review of the Administrative Investigative Operations of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Office of the Inspector General (DODIG-2024-032)

On November 21, 2023, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) completed a quality assessment review of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Office of the Inspector General (DTRA OIG). The DoD OIG determined that the system of internal safeguards and management procedures for the investigative function of the DTRA OIG in effect for calendar years 2018 through 2022 complied with the quality standards established by the DoD or with other applicable guidelines.