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July 15, 2019

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Contracting Officer Actions Taken on Defense Contract Audit Agency Report Findings Involving Two of the Five Largest DoD Contractors (Project No. D2019-DEV0SO-0174.000)

We will begin the subject evaluation in July 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the actions taken by DoD contracting officers on Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit report findings for two of the five largest DoD contractors complied with Federal acquisition regulations, DoD policy, and DoD component policies. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives. The Attachment shows a listing of DCAA audit reports we have tentatively selected to accomplish the evaluation objective.

July 8, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of TransDigm Group, Inc.’s Business Model and Its Affect on DoD Spare Parts Pricing (Project No. D2019-D000AT-0181.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. We are conducting this audit in response to a congressional request. Our objective is to determine whether TransDigm Group Inc.’s business model affects the DoD’s ability to pay fair and reasonable prices for spare parts. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

July 8, 2019

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Mental Health Access to Care in the Department of Defense (Project No. D2019-DEVOPB-0178.000)

We plan to begin our evaluation in July 2019. Our objective is to determine how the DoD meets outpatient mental health access to care standards for active duty service members and their families in accordance with law and applicable DoD policies. We will look at appointment booking and referral processes for outpatient mental health care. We may expand the objective and scope during the course of the evaluation if we find program oversight issues that require immediate management attention. We will also consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives for this evaluation.

July 8, 2019

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Enhanced End-Use Monitoring for Equipment Transferred to the Government of Ukraine (Project No. D2019-DEVOPB-0169.000)

We plan to begin this evaluation in July 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD's transfer to the Government of Ukraine military equipment requiring enhanced end-use monitoring (EEUM), such as Javelin missiles, Javelin Command Launch Units, night vision devices, or any other EEUM item, is in accordance with law and DoD guidance. In addition, we will determine whether Ukraine's security and accountability of the EEUM military equipment meet the criteria prescribed by law and regulation. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

July 8, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Labor Qualifications for Defense Health Agency Information Technology and Telecommunications Contracts (Project No. D2019-D000AW-0180.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. This audit is being conducted in response to allegations made to the Defense Hotline. The objective of our audit is to determine whether contractor employees met the labor qualifications for Defense Health Agency information technology and telecommunications contracts. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

July 8, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Management of Pharmaceutical Inventories in Support of Overseas Contingency Operations (Project No. D2019-D000RJ-0179.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the Military Services properly stored, tracked, and safeguarded pharmaceuticals at their overseas locations supporting overseas contingency operations. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

June 26, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Military Health System Interoperability With Health Care Systems of the Department of Veterans Affairs and External Health Care Providers (Project No. D2019-D000CR-0156.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2019. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the DoD is developing standards and implementing controls to provide interoperability between the health care systems of the DoD, Department of Veterans Affairs, and external health care providers. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

June 26, 2019

Project Announcement: Risk Assessment of the DoD’s Grant Closeout Process (Project No. D2019-D000AT-0177.000)

We plan to begin the subject risk assessment in June 2019. Public Law 114-117, “Grants Oversight and New Efficiency Act,” January 28, 2016, requires that we conduct a risk assessment of the DoD’s grant closeout process. Our objective is to determine whether an audit of the DoD’s grant closeout process is warranted. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

June 24, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the Core Inventory Management System Implementation (Project No. D2019-D000RJ-0175.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2019. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD's implementation of the Core Inventory Management System improved weapons and vehicle accountability. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

June 11, 2019

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Management of the Quality Assurance Program for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (Project No. D2019-DEV0SN-Ol35.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in June 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is complying with DoD and Air Force quality assurance standards for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program. In addition, we will determine whether the program office is providing adequate oversight of the contractor.