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April 2, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the Cybersecurity of DoD Additive Manufacturing Systems (Project No. D2019-D000CU-0142.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2019. The objective of our audit is to determine whether DoD Components are securing additive manufacturing systems and data to prevent unauthorized changes and ensure integrity of design data.

April 1, 2019

Project Announcement: Audit of the Governance, Protection, and Ownership Rights of the DoD's Artificial Intelligence Technology and Data (Project No. D2019-D000CR-0132.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2019. The objective of the audit is to determine whether the DoD's artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio has gaps and weaknesses related to the governance, protection, and ownership rights of AI data and technologies.

March 21, 2019

Project Announcement: Summary Report of DoD OIG Reviews of Acquisition: A Framework for Improvement (Project No. D2019-D000AU-0129.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in March 2019. Our objective is to review and summarize previous DoD OIG acquisition reports and recommendations to determine whether systemic weaknesses exist within the DoD acquisition community. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

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 6, 2019

Project Announcement: Reannouncement of the Evaluation of Lead Paint in Military Family Housing (Congressional Request) as the Evaluation of Health and Safety Hazards in Government-Owned and Government-Controlled Military Family Housing (Project No. D2019-D000PT-0052.000)

We are reannouncing the subject evaluation, announced November 16, 2018, to inform you of a change to our objective. The original objective was to determine whether the Military Services effectively managed lead-based paint hazards in Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing. The reannounced evaluation objective is to determine whether the Military Services effectively managed health and safety hazards in Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing. Although our evaluation objective has changed, our scope continues to be Government-owned and Government-controlled military family housing.

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.