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.
An audit of a sample of DoD’s contracts with Transdigm found half the company’s earnings were “excess” profit, but the inspector general said the findings highlight a need for broad policy changes.
Federal News Network has learned that at least one source has been interviewed by the FBI and DoD IG asking about the $10 billion Joint Defense Enterprise Infrastructure (JEDI) program and the Washington Headquarters Services role in this and other acquisitions.
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.
DoD’s first ever audit was a failure, but leaders say what’s important is that the Pentagon learns from it.
Annual compendium finds DoD could save $2.3 billion if it implemented just 33 out of its more than 1,500 open recommendations.
The Pentagon’s inspector general found a senior Marine commander — who is also a former Marine Inspector General — tasked an aide with jobs that compare with “personal servitude.”
The Pentagon’s inspector general says the Army intentionally misrepresented how much money it would need to pay civilian salaries in order to dodge other headquarters cuts