June 21, 2022

Project Announcement: Evaluation of a Classified Program 1 (Project No. D2022-DEV0SA-0148.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation immediately. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether the DoD Special Access Program (SAP) Chief Information Officer's (CIO) office followed appropriate guidance and regulations awarding the contracts and engaging in the agreements with six Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors for the Industry Connections Initiative (ICON).

June 21, 2022

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Department of Defense's Replenishment of Weapons Stockpiles Provided to Ukraine (Project No. D2022-DEV0PA-0149.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in June 2022. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the DoD has planned to restock its equipment and munitions provided to the Government of Ukraine. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

June 21, 2022

Audit of the Development and Maintenance of Department of Defense Security Classification Guides (DODIG-2022-107)

Publicly Released: June 23, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether DoD Components developed and maintained security classification guides in accordance with Federal and DoD guidance.

June 15, 2022

Audit of the Reuse of Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Excess Property (DODIG-2022-105)

Publicly Released: June 16, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether DoD Components used excess Defense Logistics Agency-managed property to fill existing needs before initiating new procurements for the same items.

June 13, 2022

Audit of the Department of Defense’s Implementation of Predictive Maintenance Strategies to Support Weapon System Sustainment (DODIG-2022-103)

Publicly Released: June 15, 2022

The objective of this audit was to determine whether the DoD tracked, monitored, and shared lessons learned regarding impacts of predictive maintenance on weapon system sustainment. Our objective was also to determine whether select predictive maintenance strategies achieved cost and availability goals. However, during the planning phase, we identified that the Services had not fully implemented predictive maintenance strategies. Therefore, we amended our objective to determine the extent that the DoD had implemented predictive maintenance in accordance with guidance.

June 8, 2022

Report of Investigation: Mr. James M. Branham, Former Chief Operating Officer, Armed Forces Retirement Home (DODIG-2022-100)

The DoD Hotline received a complaint against Mr. James M. Branham, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH), on August 15, 2020. The complaint alleged that Mr. Branham sexually harassed subordinate female employees and reprised against a female employee because she rejected his sexual advances. The DoD Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) initiated an investigation into the allegations on November 10, 2020.

June 8, 2022

DoD Cooperative Agreements With Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Obligations (DODIG-2022-102)

Publicly Released: June 10, 2022

Our objective was to determine whether the DoD obligated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to grants and cooperative agreements for expenses incurred in preventing, preparing for, or responding to coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID 19).

June 7, 2022

Project Announcement: Announcement of the Research on the DoD’s Execution of Funds Provided for Assistance to Ukraine (Project No. D2022-D000FL-0123.001)

We are announcing the subject research project to inform you of the continuation of Project No. D2022-D000FL-0123.000 to address the reporting requirement in the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriation Act, 2022. The objective of this research project is to examine the DoD’s processes for tracking, reprogramming, and reporting the use of funds provided for assistance to Ukraine. The Act provided DoD an additional $20.1 billion for assisting Ukraine and requires the DoD Office of Inspector General to review the DoD’s execution of the funds appropriated in the Act and to provide to the congressional defense committees a written report by September 19, 2022.

June 6, 2022

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Army Prepositioned Equipment Issued in Response to Ukraine and the NATO Defense Forces (Project No. D2022-DEV0PC-0145.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in June 2022. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe and Africa, is maintaining and accounting for Army Prepositioned Equipment (APS-2) in storage areas, and planning for the repair, replenishment, and replacement of issued APS-2 equipment in response to Ukraine and in support of NATO defense forces. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

June 6, 2022

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Global Health Engagement Activities in USINDOPACOM, USEUCOM, and USAFRICOM (Project No. D2022-DEV0PB-0144.000)

We plan to begin our evaluation in June 2022. Our objective is to determine the extent to which the DoD assessed, monitored, and evaluated global health engagement (GHE) activities in USINDOPACOM, USEUCOM, and USAFRICOM, as required by DoD Security Cooperation and GHE policy. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.