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Fiscal Year 2020: Oversight Plan

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[Technical Report, Inspector General Audit]

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This FY 2020 Oversight Plan describes the oversight projects the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General DoD OIG intends to conduct over the next fiscal year. This plan also describes the DoD OIGs ongoing audits and evaluations. Each of the projects is linked to a management challenge facing the DoD. To produce this plan, the DoD OIG first determined the key risks and vulnerabilities facing the DoD, which we recently reported in the FY 2020 Top DoD Management Challenges document. The DoD OIG prepares this annual document pursuant to the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000 and provides it to the DoD for inclusion in the Agency Financial Report to Congress. In addition to the management challenges, the DoD OIG reviews and consider sits own research, assessments, and judgment key strategic documents, such as the National Security Strategy, the National Defense Strategy, and the DoDs FY 2020 Presidents Budget Request oversight work from the DoD OIG and other oversight organizations, including the Government Accountability Office and DoD Components and congressional hearings, legislation, and feedback from Members of Congress. The DoD OIG uses its top management challenges document as a framework to prioritize our oversight efforts. As a result, this oversight plan is organized by management challenge. Each chapter contains a brief description of the challenge facing the DoD, followed by a listing of the planned and ongoing oversight projects that directly align with the challenge. Each listed project contains the title of the project and brief summary of its objective. In addition to the planned and ongoing oversight work outlined in this document, the DoD OIG conducts other oversight activities that seek to improve DoD program efficiency and effectiveness detect and deter waste, fraud, and abuse a nd ensure ethical conduct.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Military Forces and Organizations

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[A, Approved For Public Release]