Aug. 23, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Support for the Relocation of Afghan Nationals (Project No. D2021-D000RJ-0154.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD has adequately planned and provided support for the relocation of Afghan nationals. We plan to focus on housing, medical, security, dining and cultural capabilities at the gaining facilities. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Aug. 16, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of Cybersecurity of DoD Classified Mobile Devices (Project No. D2021-D000CU-0131.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether DoD Components implemented Federal and DoD requirements to protect classified mobile devices and classified information accessed, transmitted, or stored on classified mobile devices. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Aug. 6, 2021

Project Announcement: Announcement of the Joint Evaluation of the National Security Agency Integration of Artificial Intelligence (DoD OIG Project No. D2021-DEV0SI-01S2.000; NSA OIG Project No. EV-21-0011)

We are announcing the subject evaluation, as a joint evaluation with the National Security Agency Office of Inspector General. The evaluation objective is to assess the National Security Agency's integration of artificial intelligence into signals intelligence operations in accordance with DoD and Intelligence Community guidance for artificial intelligence. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from DoD and National Security Agency management on additional or revised objectives.

Aug. 2, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Compliance With Whistleblower Protection Requirements in FY 2020 Contracts (Project No. D2021-D000AV-150.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD contracting officials include the required whistleblower clauses in contracts and ensure that Defense contractors and subcontractors comply with the requirement to inform employees, in writing, of their whistleblower rights and remedies, as required by Public Law 112-239, “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013,” section 827(D). We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Aug. 2, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of the Defense Digital Service Support of DoD Programs and Operations (Project No. D2021-D000CU-0143.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in August 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether Defense Digital Service (DDS) engagements achieved their intended purpose and were executed in accordance with DoD and Federal policies. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

July 19, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the DoD’s Notification Procedures for the Presidential Emergency Satchel (Project No. D2021-DEV0SN-0145.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in July 2021. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent that DoD processes and procedures are in place and adequate to alert DoD officials in the event that the Presidential Emergency Satchel is lost, stolen, or compromised. This evaluation will also determine the adequacy of the procedures the DoD has developed to respond to such an event. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

July 12, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of Selected Combatant Commands' Execution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding (Project No. D2021-D000RH-0142.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, and U.S. Southern Command officials used Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to support the coronavirus disease–2019 pandemic response and operations in accordance with Federal laws and DoD policies.

July 12, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of the Accuracy and Reliability of the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System Data (Project No. D2021-D000CX-0146.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in July 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine the accuracy and reliability of the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System data that the DoD uses to make personnel and DoD workforce-related decisions.

July 12, 2021

Project Announcement: Follow-Up on Trans-Africa Airlift Support Contract Report (Project No. D2021- DEV0PD-0140.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in July 2021. This evaluation will determine whether the actions taken in response to recommendations made in the Trans-Africa Airlift Support Contract Report (Report No. DoDIG-2018-116) resolved the underlying challenges related to USAFRICOM training; USAFRICOM’s conduct of Services Requirement Review Boards (SRRB); and USTRANSCOM’s policies and procedures for planning and executing external services acquisitions. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

June 21, 2021

Project Announcement: External Peer Review of the Defense Contract Management Agency, Office of Internal Audit and Inspector General (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0135.000)

We will begin the subject external peer review in June 2021. The Government Auditing Standards require that an audit organization performing audits in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards undergo an external peer review every three years by an organization that is independent of the organization being reviewed. Our objective is to determine, for the 3-year period ended May 31, 2021, whether the quality control system for the Defense Contract Management Agency Office of Internal Audit and Inspector General was designed to provide reasonable assurance that the policies and procedures related to the system of audit quality are suitably designed, operating effectively, and complied with in practice.