U.S. Army Central and U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Need to Improve Facility Maintenance at King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center
Department of Defense Inspector General Alexandria United States
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Objective. We determined whether DoD effectively maintained facilities at King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center KASOTC.Finding. U.S. Army Central ARCENT and U.S. Army Contracting CommandRock Island ACCRI officials did not effectively maintain facilities at KASOTC. Specifically, the contractor did not install fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in the Combined Operations and Information Center latrines in accordance with the contract because the contracting officers representative did not effectively monitor the contractors performance Moldmildew accumulated within the showers at four lodging facilities because ACCRI and ARCENT officials did not include a requirement in the contract to prevent and remove moldmildew ACCRI officials did not incorporate the clause for safety of facilities, infrastructure, and equipment for military operations into the contract because ACCRI officials mistakenly omitted the clause from the contract The procedures for conducting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning repair and replacement for the Combined Operations and Information Center and the dining facility were ineffective because ARCENT and ACCRI officials did not develop appropriate requirements in the contract for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning repair and replacement times ARCENT officials could not verify that the contractor completed facility repairs in accordance with contract requirements because ARCENT officials did not create a reliable process to track repairs and ACCRI and ARCENT officials did not verify that KASOTC facilities received periodic maintenance in accordance with the contract because ACCRI and ARCENT officials were not effectively overseeing the contractors performance.
- Civil Engineering
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- Military Forces and Organizations