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Department of Defense Reconstruction Projects: Summary of SIGAR Inspection Reports Issued from July 2009 through September 2015

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Technical Report

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Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction Arlington United States

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Through September 30, 2015, Congress appropriated about 109.6 billion for U.S. reconstruction activities in Afghanistan. The majority of funding, about 69 billion or 62 percent, has been allocated to the Department of Defense DOD, and DOD reported that about 55.8 billion of those funds have been disbursed. DODs reconstruction projects have been funded primarily through the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund and the Commanders Emergency Response Program. Within Afghanistan, U.S. ForcesAfghanistan USFOR-A has responsibility for military operations, including DODs reconstruction program. The Combined Security Transition CommandAfghanistan CSTC-A, under USFOR-As command, has responsibility for funding the country-wide building program to support the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces ANDSF. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center formerly the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, and USFOR-A components were responsible for administering and overseeing most of DODs reconstruction projects. From July 2009 through September 2015, SIGAR issued 36 inspection reports examining DOD reconstruction projects. To develop this report, SIGAR reviewed each of the 36 reports, which involved 44 separate reconstruction projects with a combined contract value of about 1.1 billion. These projects were located in 15 of Afghanistans 34 provinces. The objectives of this report were to analyze and identify common themes in the findings from those 36 inspection reports.

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  • Civil Engineering
  • Military Forces and Organizations

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