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Pentagon reports $5B in improper payments to civilian workforce

The newly-reported improper payments come a year after a similar testing overhaul flagged billions of dollars in potentially unsupportable payments in…

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Army taking fresh look at overhauling financial IT systems

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Second year of audits shows DoD getting better grasp of business processes

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Despite growing list of problems, DoD says financial audit is already yielding benefits

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DoD’s second financial audit uncovers 1,300 new deficiencies

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Congress holds up 2018 audit as reason to rein in defense spending

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DoD’s 2019 audit might come back cleaner, but nowhere near squeaky

The Defense Department is capitalizing on findings in its first audit, but it will be years before opinions are clean.

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FILE - This Sept. 2, 2015, file photo shows an F-35 jet arriving at its new operational base at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. The U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies are rolling out their new stealth fighter jet, a cutting-edge plane that costs about $100 million each. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

DoD audit uncovers millions of dollars in unaccounted-for spare parts

The Pentagon and its inspector general said recent discoveries of tens of millions of dollars in uncatalogued parts offer concrete evidence of the audit’s…

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Despite pervasive weaknesses in DoD’s first audit, IG encouraged by ‘tone at the top’

In an interview, one of the Pentagon’s top auditors says most of the weaknesses uncovered by its first financial audit weren’t a surprise. But there’s reason for optimism.

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