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March 19, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Foreign Military Sales Agreement Development Process (Project No. D2019-D000AX-0128.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2019. This audit is in response to a congressional reporting requirement contained in House Report 115-676, to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD coordinated foreign partner requirements for defense articles and services with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Military Departments, and other organizations, and whether the metrics used by these components maximize the results of the Foreign Military Sales agreement development process. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

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 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 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: Research on Military Construction Requirements and Efforts for Increasing Installation Resiliency (Project No. D2019-D000PT-0123.000)

We plan to begin the subject research immediately. The objective of the research project is to gather and analyze data, make inquiries, and conduct general research for potential evaluation projects related to DoD facilities engineering efforts aimed at increasing installation resiliency and operational viability - particularly in response to server weather events and climate effects.

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. 25, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Aircraft Readiness at the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, Fallon, Nevada (Project No. D2019-D000RL-0115.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the aircraft in support of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, are fully operational to train carrier air wings for deployment. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 25, 2019

Project Announcement: Physical Security Conditions at U.S. Transportation Command Military Ocean Terminals (Project No. D2019-D000RL-0116.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2019. Our objective is to determine whether physical security measures at Military Ocean Terminal Concord and Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point are protecting the trans-shipment of DoD ammunition, explosives, and cargo. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 19, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Transportation and Secure Storage of Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives in the United States (Project No. D2019-D000RK-0114.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in February 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD protects arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E) transported in the United States by commercial carriers in accordance with the Defense Transportation Regulation. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 11, 2019

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the U.S. Air Force's Certification of the SpaceX Falcon Launch Vehicle Family (Project No. D2019-DOOOPT-0059.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February 2019. Our objective is to determine whether the U.S. Air Force complied with the Launch Services New Entrant Certification Guide when certifying the launch system design for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class SpaceX Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles.