March 29, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Department of Defense's Reform of Privatized Military Housing Oversight Related to Health, Safety, and Environmental Hazards (Project No. D2021-DEV0SR-0093.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in March 2021. This evaluation is the second in a series of three evaluations we will perform in response to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Public Law 116-92), section 3044, “Inspector General Review of Department of Defense Oversight of Privatized Military Housing.” The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent of the Department of Defense's compliance with privatized military housing oversight requirements related to health, safety, and environmental hazards in the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

March 29, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the DoD's Actions to Develop Interoperable Joint Logistics Enterprise Systems and Tools for Demand Forecasting (Project No. D2021-DEV0PC0108.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in March 2021. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the DoD developed interoperable Joint Logistics Enterprise systems and tools for forecasting demand for campaign and contingency planning, as required by Federal law and DoD policy. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

March 25, 2021

Project Announcement: Attestation of the Department of State (DoS) Funds Transferred to the DoD for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention (Project No. D2021-D000FT-0109.000)

We plan to begin the subject review in March 2021. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD used the funds transferred from the DoS in accordance with the memorandum of agreement between the DoD and the DoS to support efforts for the prevention, treatment, and control of and research on HIV/AIDS.

March 25, 2021

Project Announcement: • Audit of DoD Other Transactions and the Use of Non-Traditional Contractors (Project No. D2021-D000AX-0111.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2021. The objective of this audit is to determine whether DoD contracting officials used non-traditional contractors when awarding Other Transactions in accordance with applicable Federal laws and DoD policies.

March 22, 2021

Project Announcement: U.S. Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General External Peer Review (Project No. D2021-D000RL-0092.000)

In accordance with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Peer Review Schedule, the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Inspector General will conduct a peer review of your audit organization for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2021. The review will officially commence at the time of the entrance meeting, which we expect to hold in April 2021. The review will conclude with the completion of our report in September 2021.

March 8, 2021

Project Announcement: External Peer Review of the National Guard Bureau Internal Review Office (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0100.000)

We will begin the subject peer review in March 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 3 years by an organization that is independent of the organization being reviewed. Our objective is to determine, for the 3-year period ended February 28, 2021, whether the quality control system for the National Guard Bureau Internal Review Office was designed to provide reasonable assurance that the policies and procedures related to its system of audit quality are suitably designed, operating effectively, and complied with in practice.

March 3, 2021

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Hotline Allegations Concerning the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium Award Process (Project No. D2021-D000AX-0103.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2021. We are conducting this audit in response to allegations to the DoD Hotline. The objective of this audit is to determine whether Army contracting personnel competed and awarded Other Transaction prototype projects for the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium in accordance with applicable Federal laws and DoD policies. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 22, 2021

Project Announcement: Quality Control Review of the BKD LLP Fiscal Year 2019 Single Audit of MRIGlobal and Related Entities (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0097.000).

We will be performing a quality control review on the single audit of the MRIGlobal and Related Entities fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, under Project No. D2021-DEV0SO0097.000. The single audit is required by Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations part 200, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The objective of our review is to determine whether the audit was performed in accordance with Federal requirements and applicable auditing standards.

Feb. 22, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Aircraft High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Life Cycle Testing and Test Facility Infrastructure (Project No. D2021-DEV0SN-0095.000)

We plan to begin the evaluation in February 2021. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which DoD Program Managers for mission critical aircraft are planning and conducting high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) life cycle testing in accordance with DoD Instruction 3150.09, "The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivability Policy," April 8, 2015. The evaluation will also determine whether HEMP testing facilities possess the necessary infrastructure to support mission critical aircraft life cycle testing. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Feb. 19, 2021

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Air Force Selection Process for the Permanent Location of the U.S. Space Command Headquarters (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0099.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in February 2021. The objective of this evaluation is to review the basis for selecting Huntsville, Alabama, as the preferred permanent location of the U.S. Space Command headquarters.