Critics of the $750 billion Defense budget request ask why taxpayers should trust the Defense Department with money, as a result of the 2018 audit.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three Senate Democrats want to take federal retirement cuts off the table in the proposed 2020 budget resolution.
The Defense Department is capitalizing on findings in its first audit, but it will be years before opinions are clean.
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 direct connection to military readiness.
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.
In DoD’s first financial audit, 46 percent of problematic findings were related to IT, not strictly financial management.
A “disclaimer of opinion” was a foregone conclusion for Pentagon’s first financial audit before it even started. Now the focus turns to what the Defense Department will do with the findings.
Take a look back at this year’s biggest stories from the Defense Department, from proposals to cut the Fourth Estate to attempts to streamline acquisition and the passage of the one of the biggest defense budgets ever.
DoD’s first ever audit was a failure, but leaders say what’s important is that the Pentagon learns from it.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the USAJobs.gov website is among the first citizen facing sites to use the new Login.gov identity management service.