Dec. 4, 2023

Special Report: Common Cybersecurity Weaknesses Related to the Protection of DoD Controlled Unclassified Information on Contractor Networks (DODIG-2024-031)

This special report provides insight into the common cybersecurity weaknesses identified in DoD Office of Inspector General audit reports and through our support to the Defense Criminal Investigative Service and the Department of Justice on Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative investigations related to DoD contractor compliance with Federal cybersecurity requirements for protecting controlled unclassified information.

Dec. 4, 2023

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Efforts to Assign Medical Personnel to Locations Where They Can Maintain Wartime Readiness Skills and Core Competencies (Project No. D2024-DEV0PB-0022.000)

The objective of this evaluation is to assess the effectiveness with which DoD Components are assigning, placing, and detailing wartime medical specialty personnel to locations where they can maintain their wartime medical readiness skills and core competencies. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Dec. 4, 2023

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Military Services’ Training and Guidance on Political Conduct for the 2024 Election (Project No. D2024-DEV0PF-0038.000)

The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the Services are taking action to provide guidance and training for the 2024 election campaign season to help ensure that military members comply with DoD Directive 1344.10, “Political Activities by Members of the Armed Forces.” We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives. We plan to perform this evaluation in accordance with the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency “Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation.”

Nov. 30, 2023

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2024 U.S. Department ofthe Army General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2024-D000FI-0019.000)

The objective of KPMG's audit is to determine whether the FY 2024 Army General Fund Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. The objective of our project is to provide contract oversight of KPMG's audit and determine whether KPMG complied with the contract and generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 30, 2023

Annual Report to Congress Pursuant to FY 2021 NDAA, Section 554 (DODIG-2024-034)

This annual report addresses the reporting requirements pursuant to section 554 of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Section 554 requires the DoD Inspector General (IG) to submit annual reports to keep Congress informed on findings and recommendations related to: (i) the effects of policies, programs, systems, and processes of the Department, regarding personnel, on diversity and inclusion in the Department and (ii) the effectiveness of such policies, programs, systems, and processes in preventing and responding to supremacist, extremist, and criminal gang activity of a member of the Armed Forces.

Nov. 30, 2023

Semiannual Report to the Congress – April 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023

The DoD OIG submits semiannual reports summarizing its activities as required by the Inspector General Act of 1978. These reports serve to apprise Congress and the Secretary of Defense of noteworthy findings, progress, and recommendations for improvement.

Nov. 30, 2023

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of FY 2024 U.S. Department of the Army Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2024-D000FI-0023.000)

The objective of KPMG’s audit is to determine whether the FY 2024 Army Working Capital Fund Financial Statements and related notes are presented fairly and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. The objective of our project is to provide contract oversight of KPMG’s audit and determine whether KPMG complied with the contract and generally accepted government auditing standards.

Nov. 30, 2023

Audit of Environmental Threats to Naval Dry Docks (DODIG-2024-030)

Inspector General Robert P. Storch announced today that the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released the “Audit of Environmental Threats to Naval Dry Docks.” The audit highlighted potential vulnerabilities in the master planning for environmental threats to dry docks and focused on actions to address changing sea levels and flooding at four naval shipyards located in Norfolk, Virginia; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Puget Sound, Washington.

Nov. 29, 2023

Management Advisory: Concerns with Access to Care and Staffing Shortages in the Military Health System (DODIG-2024-033)

This management advisory provides DoD leadership with a summary of the Service Inspectors General, Service Audit Agencies, and DoD Office of Inspector General (OIG) concerns related to access to care in the Military Health System. We previously provided copies of the draft advisory and requested written comments on the recommendations.

Nov. 29, 2023

Quality Control Review of The Rodeheaver Group, P.C. FY 2021 Single Audit of the National Center for the Advancement of STEM Education, Inc. (DODIG-2024-035)

This final report provides the results of the DoD Office of Inspector General’s quality control review. We conducted this quality control review in accordance with the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency “Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation,” published in December 2020. We previously provided a copy of the draft report and requested written comments on the recommendations. We considered management’s comments on the draft report when preparing the final report. The management comments are included in their entirety as an appendix to this report.