Inspector General Open Recommendations
06/18/2015 - Department of Defense Assessment of the U.S. Theater Nuclear Planning Process (Full Report is Classified) Open Recommendations
06/16/2015 - Department of Transportation DOT Lacks an Effective Process for Its Transition to Cloud Computing Open Recommendations
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06/11/2015 - U.S. Agency for Global Media (f/k/a Broadcasting Board of Governors) Audit of Radio Free Asia Expenditures Open Recommendations
OIG recommends that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) work collaboratively with Radio Free Asia (RFA) to perform a comparability study of RFA salaries and benefits and determine whether the salaries and benefits offered by RFA violate the requirements of the grant agreement. If they do, BBG should direct RFA to bring salaries and benefits into compliance with the grant agreement.
05/21/2015 - Department of Defense Army Needs to Improve Processes Over Government‑Furnished Material Inventory Actions Open Recommendations
Rec. 1: The DoD OIG recommended that the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) create a subaccount within the Logistics Modernization Program system to track receipt, acceptance, and consumption of Government-furnished material within an "Inventory, Work-in-Process" account.
Rec. 2: The DoD OIG recommended that the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) expedite efforts to transition to the consumption method of accounting for Government‑furnished material, unless it can document a strong business case for using the purchase method to recognize operating materials and supplies expenses. In developing this business case, consider the capitalization effect of Government‑furnished material items included for upgrades, modifications, or assembly of end items, including general equipment.
Rec. 3: The DoD OIG recommended that the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-4, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), in collaboration with the Commander, Army Materiel Command, develop a business process and the Logistics Modernization Program posting logic to identify and track Army Working Capital Fund inventory provided to contractors as Government‑furnished material within the Logistics Modernization Program system. Specifically, the Army should use the Logistics Modernization Program system to report Army Working Capital Fund inventory provided to contractors as Government‑furnished material to meet requirements in the DoD Manual 4140.01, volume 9, and DoD 7000.14‑R, DoD Financial Management Regulation, volume 4, chapter 4.
05/15/2015 - Department of Defense Naval Air Systems Command Needs to Improve Management of Waiver Requests (Full Report is FOUO) Open Recommendations
Rec. A.1: The DoD OIG recommended that the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition and the Chief of Naval Operations, Director, Innovation, Test and Evaluation, and Technology, update Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5000.2E, "Department of the Navy Implementation and Operation of the Defense Acquisition System and the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System," and Secretary of the Navy Manual, M-5000.2, "Acquisition and Capabilities Guidebook," May 9, 2012, Section 4.6, "Certification of Readiness for Operational Testing," to: a) emphasize that program managers must request waivers whenever they do not meet any of the 20 criteria the Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5000.2E requires programs to meet to certify readiness for initial operational test and evaluation; and, b) clarify that Operational Test Readiness Review briefings to stakeholder groups should include specific explanations of program accomplishments against each of the 20 certification criteria to clearly document either that the criteria was met or a waiver or deferral request was coordinated with the Chief of Naval Operations, Director, Innovation, Test and Evaluation, and Technology; the program sponsors; and the Commander of Operational Test and Evaluation Force.
05/15/2015 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Audit - Open Recommendations
Include cost-type contract payments in the Agency’s recapture audit efforts. If NASA determines this proposal is not cost-effective, the CFO should document its justification for excluding these payments, including demonstrating that costs associated with recovering the funds are projected to be greater than the amount recovered.
05/06/2015 - Department of Justice Review of the Impact of an Aging Inmate Population on the Federal Bureau of Prisons Inspection / Evaluation - Open Recommendations
05/05/2015 - National Archives and Records Administration Audit of NARA's Digitization Storage and Transfer Capabilities Audit - Open Recommendations
05/01/2015 - Department of Defense Navy Officials Did Not Consistently Comply With Requirements for Assessing Contractor Performance Open Recommendations
Rec. 4.a: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commanders of Naval Air Systems Command and Naval Sea Systems Command and Commanding Officer of Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, develop and implement procedures that require assessors to prepare performance assessment reports that meet the 120‑day requirement in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics policy.
Rec. 4.b: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commanders of Naval Air Systems Command and Naval Sea Systems Command and Commanding Officer of Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, develop and implement quality control procedures for evaluating performance assessment report narratives and descriptions of the contract purpose.
Rec. 4.c: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commanders of Naval Air Systems Command and Naval Sea Systems Command and Commanding Officer of Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, develop and implement procedures that require assessors to take initial and periodic refresher quality and narrative writing training for the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System.
Rec. 5: The DoD OIG recommended that the Commanders of Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Sea Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific and Commanding Officer of Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, train or re‑emphasize to assessors the definitions of the ratings and what is required to justify each rating, as outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
04/27/2015 - Department of Defense F-35 Engine Quality Assurance Inspection (Full Report is FOUO) Open Recommendations
Rec. A.1.a: The DoD OIG recommended that the F-35 Joint Program Office coordinate with the Defense Contract Management Agency to conduct an effective root cause analysis and implement corrective actions for all 61 nonconformities (violations of AS9100C, regulatory requirements, and DoD policies) identified during our inspection.
Rec. B.1: The DoD OIG recommended that the F-35 Joint Program Office ensure that critical safety item contractual requirements and Pratt & Whitney's critical safety item program processes and specifications meet the intent of the Joint Critical Safety Item Instruction and supplemental guidance of the Joint Aeronautical Commanders Group Aviation Critical Safety Item Management Handbook.