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Oct. 29, 2020

Project Announcement: Review of DoD’s Implementation of Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, September 22, 2020 (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0027.000)

In an October 16, 2020, memorandum, the Secretary of Defense requested that the DoD OIG conduct a compliance review of the DoD’s implementation of Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” We will begin the subject review in October 2020. The objective is to review and assess agency compliance with the requirements of Executive Order 13950 on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. We may revise the objective as the project proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 27, 2020

Project Announcement: Termination of the Audit of Department of Defense Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity Training for Military Personnel (Project No. D2020-D000AV-0184.000)

We announced the subject audit on September 24, 2020 (attached). The objective was to determine whether the Military Departments provide military personnel with diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity training that aligns with the DoD’s diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity goals, and to determine whether the training is effectively implemented across the Military Departments in accordance with Federal and DoD policies. We are terminating this audit because we are going to announce a new project that is focused on the recently issued Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” September 22, 2020, and implemented by the Secretary of Defense Memorandum, “Implementation of Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” October 16, 2020.

Oct. 26, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Contract Administration and Oversight for Project Maven (Project No. D2021-DEV0PD-0023.000)

We plan to begin the evaluation in October 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether the Army Contracting Command, the Defense Contract Management Agency, and the Office of Naval Research oversaw and administered Project Maven contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement requirements.

Oct. 19, 2020

Project Announcement: Military Criminal Investigative Organization’s Major Procurement Fraud Program Review (Project No. D2021-DEV0SV-0019.000)

The DoD Office of Inspector General will conduct an evaluation of Military Criminal Investigative Organization’s (MCIO) Major Procurement Fraud (MPF) programs. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether the major procurement fraud investigations comply with Department, Service, and MCIO policy.

Oct. 19, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of the Office of Net Assessment (Project No. D2021-DEV0SA-0011.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation immediately. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the Office of Net Assessment has developed and implemented policies and procedures to conduct its assessment mission in accordance with DoD Directive 5111.11 “Director of Net Assessment.” We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 19, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Education Activity Controls Related to the Spread of Coronavirus Disease–2019 (Project No. D2021-D000RM-0021.000)

We plan to begin the audit in October 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD Education Activity developed and implemented controls in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and DoD guidance related to the spread of coronavirus disease–2019. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 16, 2020

Project Announcement: Termination of the Audit of Corrective Actions Taken by DoD Components in Response to Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified During Operational Test and Evaluation Testing of DoD Acquisition Programs (Project No. D2020-D000CX0067.000)

We announced the subject audit on January 8, 2020 (attached). The objective was to determine whether DoD Components took action to accept, mitigate, or remediate cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified during cybersecurity test and evaluations of DoD acquisition programs. We are terminating this classified audit because the coronavirus disease–2019 pandemic impacted the operational environment and the team’s ability to effectively complete the audit. We appreciate the courtesies extended to the staff during the audit.

Oct. 14, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of the DoD Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Awards to Increase the Defense Industrial Base Manufacturing Capacity (Project No. D2021-D000AT-0020.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in October 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to increase the Defense Industrial Base manufacturing capacity in accordance with Federal regulations and Defense Production Act authorities. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.

Oct. 13, 2020

Project Announcement: External Peer Review of the Missile Defense Agency Internal Review Office (Project No. D2021-DEV0SO-0015.000)

We will begin the subject peer review in October 2020. 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 of this external peer review is to determine, for the period ending September 30, 2020, whether the quality control system for the Missile Defense Agency Internal Review Office 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.