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Aug. 12, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the Solicitation, Award, and Administration of Washington Headquarters Services Contract and Task Orders for the Office of Small Business Programs (Project No. D2019-D000AH-0195.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2019. We are announcing this audit in response to allegations to the Defense Hotline. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Washington Headquarters Services Acquisition Directorate solicited, awarded, and administered task orders issued under a program development and support contract for the Office of Small Business Programs in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, and Washington Headquarters Services policies.

Aug. 5, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD's Compliance With the Berry Amendment (Project No. D2019-D000AV-0193.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2019. The audit is mandated under section 2533a, title 10 United States Code. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Military Services and the Defense Logistics Agency complied with the Berry Amendment for DoD procurements and acquisitions when purchasing materials and supplies. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Aug. 1, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD FY 2019 Compliance With Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act Requirements (Project No. D2019-D000FL-0184.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2019. This audit is required by Public Law 111-204, “Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010,” July 22, 2010. Our objective is to determine whether, in FY 2019, the DoD complied with Public Law No. 107-300 “Improper Payments Information Act of 2002,” November 26, 2002, as amended by Public Law 111-204 and Public Law 112-248. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

July 23, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Munitions Storage Facilities in the U.S. European Command (Project No. D2019-D000RH-0186.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD stored and secured its munitions in the U.S. European Command in accordance with applicable policy. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

July 17, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Military Treatment Facility Safety and Security of Radioactive Materials (Project No. D2019-D000AX-0183.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. Our objective is to determine whether DoD and military medical treatment facility management properly trained personnel, conducted inspections and program reviews, and accounted for inventory levels for the safety and security of radioactive materials. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

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 15, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Hotline Allegations Concerning the Defense Microelectronics Activity (Project No. D2019-D000AT-0182.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2019. We are conducting this audit in response to allegations made to the Defense Hotline. Our objective is to determine whether the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) Advanced Reconfigurable Manufacturing for Semiconductors facility has manufactured and fielded replacement integrated circuit chips for DoD obsolete weapons system circuits. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

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.