May 5, 2022

Audit of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Execution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding (DODIG-2022-091)

Publicly Released: May 9, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Indo‑Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), and U.S. Southern Command officials used Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to support the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID‑19) pandemic response and operations in accordance with Federal laws and DoD policies. This report focused on USINDOPACOM’s execution of CARES Act funding. We issued a report on the execution of CARES Act funding by the U.S. Africa Command and will issue a report on the U.S. Southern Command. See Appendix A for details on the audit scope and methodology.

April 5, 2022

Evaluation of Department of Defense Military Medical Treatment Facility Challenges During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in Fiscal Year 2021 (DODIG-2022-081)

Publicly Released: April 6, 2022

The objective of this evaluation was to determine the challenges and concerns encountered by medical personnel working at DoD Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF) during the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 31, 2022

Audit of U.S. Africa Command’s Execution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding (DODIG-2022-080)

Publicly Released: April 4, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), U.S. Indo Pacific Command, and U.S. Southern Command officials used Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to support the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID 19) pandemic response and operations in accordance with Federal laws and DoD policies. This report focused on USAFRICOM’s execution of CARES Act funding. We will issue separate reports on the execution of CARES Act funding by the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and the U.S. Southern Command. See Appendix A for details on the audit scope and methodology.

March 30, 2022

Evaluation of Combatant Commands Communication Challenges with Foreign Nation Partners during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Mitigation Efforts (DODIG-2022-076)

This report contains classified information. To file a Freedom of Information Act Request, please submit a request to FOIA Online.

March 30, 2022

Audit of Entitlements for Activated Army National Guard and Air National Guard Members Supporting the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Mission (DODIG-2022-074)

Publicly Released: April 1, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether the process for activating Army National Guard (ARNG) and Air National Guard (ANG) members in response to the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID 19) pandemic ensured that entitlements were accurately identified and processed.

Feb. 28, 2022

Project Announcement: Audit of Military Departments’ Processing of Coronavirus Disease–2019 Vaccination Exemptions and Disciplinary Actions for Active Duty Service Members (Project No. D2022-D000AW-0081.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2022. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Military Departments are processing exemption requests for the Coronavirus Disease–2019 vaccination and taking disciplinary actions for active duty Service members in accordance with Federal and DoD guidance. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 1, 2022

Audit of DoD Implementation of the DoD Coronavirus Disease–2019 Vaccine Distribution Plan (DODIG-2022-058)

Publicly Released: February 3, 2022

Our objective was to determine whether DoD officials effectively distributed and administered the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) vaccine to the DoD workforce in accordance with DoD guidance.

Jan. 19, 2022

Management Advisory Regarding Results from Research for Future Audits and Evaluations Related to the Effects of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on DoD Operations (DODIG-2022-054)

Publicly Released: January 21, 2022

The purpose of this advisory is to discuss the DoD’s use of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds, and highlight areas of concern over the DoD’s reporting on USASpending.gov on the use of the DoD’s CARES Act funds.

Dec. 7, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Actions Taken to Implement Cybersecurity Protections Over Remote Access Software in the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Telework Environment (Project No. D2022-D000CR-0043.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in December 2021. We are conducting the subject audit at the request of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The objective of this audit is to determine the actions taken by the DoD to configure remote access software used to facilitate telework during the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to protect DoD networks and systems from potential malicious activity. We will also determine the extent to which the DoD implemented security controls to protect remote connections to its networks. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Dec. 6, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Actions Taken to Protect DoD Information When Using Collaboration Tools During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Project No. D2022-D000CR-0038.000)

The DoD Office of Inspector General will begin the subject audit in December 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether DoD’s deployment of collaboration tools used to facilitate telework during the coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) pandemic exposed DoD networks and systems to potential malicious activity, and the extent to which the DoD implemented security controls to protect the collaboration tools used on its networks. We will perform this audit in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from DoD management for additional or revised objectives.