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Feb. 14, 2020

Lead Inspector General for Operation Yukon Journey I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019

As required by the IG Act, the Lead IG is reporting on Operation Yukon Journey, an overseas contingency operations designated by the Secretary of Defense in February 2018. The Secretary removed the overseas contingency operation designation in May 2019. This operation, which seeks to degrade al Qaeda and ISIS-affiliated terrorists in the Middle East, is classified. The Lead IG report is classified as a result. We have provided the report to the federal agencies and congressional committees.

Feb. 7, 2020

Lead Inspector General for East Africa And North And West Africa Counterterrorism Operations I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I October 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.

Publicly Released: February 11, 2020

This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress on the East Africa Counterterrorism Operation and the North and West Africa Counterterrorism Operation is the 6th quarterly report—and the first unclassified report—detailing both operations. The purpose of these operations is to degrade al Qaeda and ISIS affiliates, and other terrorist groups, in designated regions of Africa. This report covers the period from October 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019.

Feb. 7, 2020

Lead Inspector General for Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Publicly Released: February 12, 2020

This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress is the 9th quarterly report on Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines (OPE-P), the overseas contingency operation to support the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ fight against ISIS affiliates and other terrorist organizations. This report summarizes significant events related to this operation and describes ongoing and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work, and covers the period from October 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019.

Jan. 31, 2020

Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019

Publicly Released: February 4, 2020

This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress is the 20th Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) quarterly report on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the overseas contingency operation to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The report covers the period October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, summarizes the key events of the period, and describes completed, ongoing, and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work related to OIR. Due to the significant events that took place in Iraq in early January 2020, after the end of the quarter, the Lead IG agencies considered it essential to report on these developments and their potential impact on the OIR mission.

Nov. 18, 2019

Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Publicly Released: November 20, 2019 This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress on Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS) is the 18th quarterly report detailing the overseas contingency operation. The report summarizes significant events involving OFS and describes completed, ongoing, and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work. This report covers the period from July 1, 2019, to September 30, 2019.

Nov. 15, 2019

Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2019 - October 25, 2019

Publicly Released: November 19, 2019

This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress is the 19th report on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the overseas contingency operation to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The report covers the period July 1, 2019 to October 25, 2019, summarizes the key events of the period, and describes completed, ongoing, and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work related to OIR.

Nov. 8, 2019

Lead Inspector General for Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Publicly Released: November 13, 2019 This Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report to the United States Congress is the 8th quarterly report on Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines (OPE-P), the overseas contingency operation to support the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ fight against ISIS affiliates and other terrorist organizations. This report summarizes significant events related to this operation and describes ongoing and planned Lead IG and partner agency oversight work. This report covers the period from July 1, 2019, to September 30, 2019.

Nov. 8, 2019

Lead Inspector General for Classified Counterterrorism Operations in Africa I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

As required by the IG Act, the Lead IG is reporting on two counterterrorism operations designated as overseas contingency operations by the Secretary of Defense in February 2018: the East Africa Counterterrorism operation, and the North and West Africa Counterterrorism operation. The Secretary removed the overseas contingency operation designation in May 2019. These operations, which seek to degrade al Qaeda and ISIS-affiliated terrorists in specific regions of Africa, are classified. The Lead IG report is classified as a result. We have provided the report to the federal agencies and congressional committees.

Nov. 8, 2019

Lead Inspector General for Operation Yukon Journey I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I July 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

As required by the IG Act, the Lead IG is reporting on Operation Yukon Journey, an overseas contingency operations designated by the Secretary of Defense in February 2018. The Secretary removed the overseas contingency operation designation in May 2019. This operation, which seeks to degrade al Qaeda and ISIS-affiliated terrorists in the Middle East, is classified. The Lead IG report is classified as a result. We have provided the report to the federal agencies and congressional committees.

Oct. 1, 2019

FY 2020 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Overseas Contingency Operations

This FY 2020 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Overseas Contingency Operations (COP–OCO) is the fifth annual joint strategic oversight plan submitted to Congress by the Lead Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations (Lead IG). This report describes the Lead IG and partner agencies’ oversight of U.S. activities in support of the ongoing overseas contingency operations.