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March 18, 2019

Project Announcement: Termination of the Audit of Defense Logistics Agency-Energy Reimbursement Process for Refueling Missions within the U.S Central Command and U.S. Africa Command Areas of Responsibility (Project No. D2019-D000RJ-0103.000)

We announced the subject audit on January 28, 2019, (attached). The objective was to determine whether the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy and supporting commands are billing and obtaining full reimbursement from partner nations for refueling missions within the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility. We are terminating this audit because performing the project would represent inefficient use of resources and minimal return on investment. Specifically, the resources are needed to complete a higher priority project. We appreciate the courtesies extended to the staff during the planning phase of the audit.

March 18, 2019

Followup Audit on the Military Departments' Security Safeguards Over SIPRNET Access Points DODIG-2019-063

We determined whether the actions Army, Navy, and Air Force officials took to correct the problems identified in prior DoD Office of Inspector General reports improved logical and physical security safeguards that protect SECRET Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) access points. Specifically, we reviewed the security safeguards protecting SIPRNET access points at Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Fort Hood, Texas; Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia; Naval Air Station North Island, California; Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; and Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The report is Classified. To file a Freedom of Information Act request, please submit a request to FOIA Online.

March 13, 2019

Audit of Management of Government‑Owned Property Supporting the F‑35 Program DODIG-2019-062

We determined whether DoD personnel managed Government property supporting the F‑35 Program in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, and DoD Instruction 5000.64 requirements for property accountability.

March 7, 2019

Audit of the DoD’s Implementation of Recommendations on Screening and Access Controls for General Public Tenants Leasing Housing on Military Installations DODIG-2019-061

We determined whether actions taken by the Military Departments in response to a prior Office of Inspector General (OIG) report, Report No. DODIG-2016-072, “DoD Needs to Improve Screening and Access Controls for General Public Tenants Leasing Housing on Military Installations,” April 1, 2016, improved controls over the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) program’s screening and access-related procedures for general public tenants.

March 6, 2019

Project Announcement: Reannouncement of the Evaluation of Lead Paint in Military Family Housing (Congressional Request) as the Evaluation of Health and Safety Hazards in Government-Owned and Government-Controlled Military Family Housing (Project No. D2019-D000PT-0052.000)

We are reannouncing the subject evaluation, announced November 16, 2018, to inform you of a change to our objective. The original objective was to determine whether the Military Services effectively managed lead-based paint hazards in Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing. The reannounced evaluation objective is to determine whether the Military Services effectively managed health and safety hazards in Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing. Although our evaluation objective has changed, our scope continues to be Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing.

March 5, 2019

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2019 DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2019-D000FT-0120.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately.We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2019, and September 30, 2018. Kearney & Company’s objective is to determine whether the FY 2019 DoD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.

March 5, 2019

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2019 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Financial Statements (Project No. D2019-D000FT-0121.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately.We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney & Company, P.C., to audit the Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2019, and September 30, 2018. Kearney &Company’s objective is to determine whether the FY2019 Defense Health Agency Contract Resource Management Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.

March 4, 2019

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2019 Military Retirement Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2019-D000FP-0118.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Military Retirement Fund Financial Statements. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Kearney and Company to audit the Military Retirement Fund Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2019, and September 30, 2018.

Feb. 28, 2019

U.S. Africa Command's Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force's Ability to Meet Deployment Timelines DODIG-2019-059

The report is classified. To file a Freedom of Information Act request, please submit a request to FOIA Online.

Feb. 25, 2019

Review of Parts Purchased From TransDigm Group, Inc. DODIG-2019-060

We determined whether the DoD purchased parts at fair and reasonable prices from TransDigm Group, Inc. This audit was conducted in response to three letters from Members of Congress to the DoD Office of Inspector General.